David Targamadze

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David Targamadze
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Personal information
Full name David Targamadze
Date of birth (1989-08-22) 22 August 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Illichivets Mariupol
Number 99
Youth career
1998–2006 FC Dinamo Tbilisi
2006–2008 SC Freiburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 SC Freiburg 8 (0)
2010–2012 PFC Oleksandria 35 (12)
2012– Shakhtar Donetsk 0 (0)
2012–2014 Illichivets Mariupol (loan) 48 (5)
National team
2007–2008 Georgia U-19 6 (1)
2009 Georgia U-21 2 (0)
2011– Georgia 18 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 July 2014

David Targamadze (born 22 August 1989) is a Georgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Illichivets Mariupol on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk.

Career[edit]

Born in Tbilisi, Targamadze played youth football in Georgia with FC Dinamo Tbilisi before moving to German side SC Freiburg in 2006. Targamadze made his senior debut for Freiburg on 28 September 2008, in a match against Aachen.[1] He made a total of 6 league appearances for Freiburg that season, helping them win promotion to the Bundesliga.[1][2][3][4] Targamadze made a further two first team appearances for Freiburg the following season,[2] before signing for Ukrainian club PFC Oleksandria in the summer of 2010. He played 18 league games and scored 8 goals during 2010-11, helping Oleksandria win the Ukrainian First League and gain promotion to the top division.[5]

On 30 December 2011, Shaktar Donetsk officially announced Targamadze's capture on its official website.[6]

Targamadze also made three appearances for Georgia U21 in 2009.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 October 2011 Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia  Greece 1–1 Draw UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
2. 24 May 2012 Red Bull Arena, Salzburg, Austria  Turkey 1–3 Loss Friendly
Correct as of 29 July 2012[7]

Honours[edit]

Personal life[edit]

David is the brother of Irakli Targamadze, a fellow professional footballer.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "David Targamadze - SC Freiburg - 2008". Football-Lineups.com. 
  2. ^ a b "David Targamadze - SC Freiburg - 2009". Football-Lineups.com. 
  3. ^ "Player profile" (in German). Fußballdaten.de. 
  4. ^ a b "SC Freiburg 2009/09". Football-Lineups.com. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "D. Tarmagadze". Soccerway. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "David Targamadze signed for Shakhtar!". shakhtar.com. 
  7. ^ eu-football.info