Aleksandr Ryazantsev

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Aleksandr Ryazantsev
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Ryazantsev with Rubin Kazan in 2012
Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Ryazantsev
Date of birth (1986-09-05) September 5, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Moscow, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Zenit St. Petersburg
Number 31
Youth career
–2003 Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Moscow 2 (0)
2006–2013 Rubin Kazan 155 (20)
2014– Zenit St. Petersburg 7 (0)
National team
2003 Russia U17 3 (0)
2006–2008 Russia U21 12 (4)
2011– Russia 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2013

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Ryazantsev (Russian: Александр Александрович Рязанцев, born September 5, 1986 in Moscow) is a Russian footballer who plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Zenit St. Petersburg.[1] He scored the first goal for Rubin Kazan on October 20, 2009, a thunderous 30-yard strike in their shock 2–1 away victory at the Camp Nou against Barcelona in an Champions League group stage match. The goal against Barcelona was described as a "heavenly thunderbolt" by many of his teammates and was remembered as one of the goals of the tournament.

Club career[edit]

FC Moscow[edit]

From January 2003 to December 2005, Ryazantsev played for FC Moscow, formerly known as FC Moscow, of the Russian Premier League. He made his professional debut on 19 April 2004 in a 2–1 home wins against Krasnodar. He appeared in 4 matches and scored four goals for the team.

Rubin Kazan[edit]

Ryazantsev signed for Rubin Kazan before the start of the 2006 Premier League season.His first appearance was as a substitute in a match against Spartak Moscow. He appeared in the starting lineup in the home match against Krasnodar and managed to score a goal. He was also a starter when the team won the 2007 Russian Premier League. In 2008 Russian Premier League Ryazantsev brought his team into champions Rubin Kazan in the Russian Premier League in 2008, he appeared 22 times and scored 1 goal and 3 assists.

2008-2009 season

In Match Day Fourth UEFA Champions League 2009 Barcelona vs Rubin Kazan in Nou Camp. Barcelona immediately initiating the attack but Barcelona made ??shock as long-range shot Ryazantsev and now GOAL.He scored the first goal for Rubin Kazan on October 20, 2009, a thunderous 30-yard strike in their shock 2–1 away victory at the Camp Nou against Barcelona in an Champions League group stage match. The goal against Barcelona was described as a "heavenly thunderbolt" by many of his teammates and was remembered as one of the goals of the tournament.


2012-2013 season

In Match Day One UEFA Europa League 2012-2013 Inter Milan vs Rubin Kazan in Stadio Giuseppe Meazza Ryazantsev scored, a penalty when Nacho pushed over Handanovic and the ball rebounds immediately struck Ryazantsev and goals,but the outcome of the match ended 2-2. In match day three UEFA Europa League 2012-2013 Rubin Kazan vs Partizan in Central Stadium. Ryazantsev scored, when receiving feedback Karadeniz,and Rubin was a 2-0 Win in the match.

2013-2014 season

In Match Day One UEFA Europa League 2013-2014 Maribor vs Rubin Kazan in Ljudski vrt Ryazantsev scored in minute 90 +4, capitalize on mistakes by the defense Ryazantsev directs the ball straight shot to the right corner of the goal. The goal was his third goal in the Europa League stage. Rubin was 5-2 win over Maribor. In match day three UEFA Europa League 2013-2014 Rubin Kazan vs Zulte Waregem in Central Stadium. Ryazantsev scored, receiving feedback breakthrough from Nacho, Ryazantsev calmly directed the ball straight shot into the left corner of the goal. The goal was his fourth goal in the Europa League stage. Rubin was 4-0 win over Zulte Waregem.

Zenit Saint Petersburg[edit]

Aleksandr Ryazantsev took little persuading to join Zenit Saint Petersburg on a free transfer from Rubin Kazan, saying the league leaders' offer "was the most interesting one". Players who have this terrible cannonball said he was happy to be joining with Zenit. Ryazantsev signed for Zenit Saint Petersburg. 30 January 2014 Ryazantsev play a friendly match Zenit Saint Petersburg vs Shakhtar Donetsk, he scored with a penalty kick and brought Rubin Kazan Win 1-0 at Donbass Arena.

Attributes[edit]

Mainly a winger, he can also appear as a Midfielder or attacking midfielder.


International career[edit]

Ryazantsev was originally called up for Russian national team for an friendly against Belgium on 17 November 2010. He was not included in the final squad preparing for the game. On 7 June 2011, he made his debut for Russia in a friendly against Cameroon.

Career statistics[edit]

As of April 27, 2014
Club League Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
FC Moscow Premier League 2003 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
2004 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
2005 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Total 3 4 0 1 0 0 4 4 0
Rubin Kazan Premier League 2006 15 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 19 0 2
2007 18 5 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 21 5 3
2008 22 1 3 2 1 1 24 2 4
2009 18 3 1 4 1 1 6 1 1 28 5 3
2010 14 2 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 21 2 2
2011–12 29 7 4 3 1 1 8 0 1 40 8 6
2012–13 11 1 2 1 1 1 6 2 1 18 4 4
2013–14 9 2 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 13 4 1
Total 136 21 15 14 4 7 34 5 3 184 30 25
Zenit St. Petersburg Premier League 2013–14 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1
Total 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1
Career Total 145 25 16 15 4 7 34 5 3 194 34 26

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Rubin Kazan


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