Gia Grigalava

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Gia Grigalava
Gia Grigalava 2013.jpg
With Anzhi in 2013
Personal information
Full name Gia Grigalava
Date of birth (1989-08-05) 5 August 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Kutaisi, Georgian SSR
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club FC Anzhi Makhachkala
Number 5
Youth career
2004–2006 FC Rostov-2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 FC Rostov 1 (0)
2008–2010 FC SKA Rostov-on-Don 25 (2)
2009 FC Moscow (loan) 14 (0)
2010 FC Rostov (loan) 9 (0)
2011–2013 FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod 52 (1)
2013 FC Krylia Sovetov Samara 5 (0)
2013– FC Anzhi Makhachkala 19 (0)
National team
2009 Russia U-21 1 (0)
2011– Georgia 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 September 2012

Gia Aleksandrovich Grigalava (Georgian: გია გრიგალავა; Russian: Гиа Александрович Григалава; born 5 August 1989) is a professional Russian footballer of Georgian ethnic origin, he plays for FC Anzhi Makhachkala in the Russian Premier League.


The Russian-Georgian started his career at FC Rostov, who made his debut in the Russian Premier League in 2007. In January 2010 SKA Rostov loaned the left-back to FC Rostov for one season and returns after six years to his youth club. Since April 2009 and until December 2009 he was on loan at FC Moscow.

International career[edit]

Grigalava was a part of the Russia U-21 side that was competing in the 2011 European Under-21 Championship qualification.[1]


  1. ^ "Russia U-21'2009". Retrieved 25 September 2009. 

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