Maksim Kanunnikov

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Sergeyevich and the family name is Kanunnikov.
Maksim Kanunnikov
Maksim Kanunnikov 2014.jpg
Kannunikov with Amkar in 2014
Personal information
Full name Maksim Sergeyevich Kanunnikov
Date of birth (1991-07-14) 14 July 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth Nizhny Tagil, Russian SFSR
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Rubin Kazan
Youth career
Uralets Nizhny Tagil
Zenit St. Petersburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Zenit St. Petersburg 32 (2)
2011 Tom Tomsk (loan) 28 (5)
2013–2014 Amkar Perm 35 (5)
2014– Rubin Kazan 0 (0)
National team
2010–2013 Russia U21 18 (3)
2014– Russia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2014

Maksim Sergeyevich Kanunnikov (Russian: Макси́м Серге́евич Кану́нников; born 14 July 1991) is a Russian football striker who plays for FC Rubin Kazan of the Russian Premier League.


Kannunikov training with Zenit in 2010

Kanunnikov joined Zenit U21s in 2009 and shortly after started to train with the first team, appearing on the bench on occasion. He finally made his Premier League debut on 23 August 2009, coming as a last-minute substitute against Lokomotiv Moscow. On 10 May 2010 he scored first goal in Russian Premier League against Amkar Perm.

On 17 January 2011, Kanunnikov was loaned to Tom Tomsk for the 2011–12 season.[1]


He made his debut for the Russia national football team on 26 May 2014 in a friendly game against Slovakia, replacing Alan Dzagoev at half time in a 1–0 win at Petrovsky Stadium.[2]

On 2 June 2014, he was included in Russia's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.[3] He made his competitive debut for Russia in the second Group game against Belgium on 22 June, playing the entire 90 minutes of the 1–0 defeat at the Maracanã.[4]

Career honours[edit]

Zenit St. Petersburg


  1. ^ "Пополнение в "Томи"". 
  2. ^ "Russia v Slovakia". Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Состав национальной сборной России на ЧМ-2014" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Chase, Graham (22 June 2014). "Belgium 1-0 Russia". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

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