Ramaz Shengelia

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Ramaz Shengelia
Personal information
Full name Ramaz Aleksandrovich Shengelia
Date of birth (1957-01-01)1 January 1957
Place of birth Kutaisi, Georgian SSR
Date of death 21 June 2012(2012-06-21) (aged 55)
Place of death Tbilisi, Georgia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1976 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 75 (29)
1977–1988 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 283 (120)
1989–1990 IFK Holmsund 13 (2)
National team
1979–1983 USSR 26 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ramaz Shengelia (Georgian: რამაზ შენგელია) (1 January 1957 – 21 June 2012[1]) was a Soviet footballer player of Georgian origin.

International career[edit]

He played in 26 games scoring 10 goals for the USSR national football team, including performance at the 1982 FIFA World Cup (5 matches, 1 goal).[2] He also represented his country in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[3]

International goals[edit]

[4]

Score and results list Soviet Union's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 March 1979 Lokomotiv Republican Sports Complex, Simferopol  Bulgaria 2–0 3–1 Friendly
2. 19 April 1979 Dinamo Stadium, Tbilisi  Sweden 1–0 2–0 Friendly
3. 5 May 1979 Central Lenin Stadium, Moscow  Czechoslovakia 2–0 3–0 Friendly
4. 19 May 1979 Dinamo Stadium, Tbilisi  Hungary 2–2 2–2 Euro 1980 qualifying
5. 23 September 1981 Central Lenin Stadium, Moscow  Turkey 4–0 4–0 World Cup 1982 qualifying
6. 7 October 1981 Atatürk Stadium, Izmir  Turkey 0–1 0–3 World Cup 1982 qualifying
7. 28 October 1981 Dinamo Stadium, Tbilisi  Czechoslovakia 1–0 2–0 World Cup 1982 qualifying
8. 2–0
9. 5 May 1982 Central Lenin Stadium, Moscow  East Germany 1–0 1–0 Friendly
10. 22 June 1982 Estadio La Rosaleda, Málaga  Scotland 2–1 2–2 World Cup 1982

Death[edit]

He died of a brain haemorrhage in Tbilisi in June 2012,[5] only three weeks after his fellow 1982 World Cup squad member Yuri Susloparov died.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Скончался легендарный грузинский футболист Рамаз Шенгелия
  2. ^ Matthias Arnhold (31 May 2012). "Ramaz Aleksandrovich Shengeliya - Goals in International Matches". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Ramaz ShengeliaFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Ramaz Aleksandrovich Shengeliya . EU-Football.info. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
  5. ^ Obituary - UEFA