Taras Burlak

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Taras Burlak
Taras Burlak 2011.jpg
With FC Lokomotiv Moscow in 2011
Personal information
Full name Taras Aleksandrovich Burlak
Date of birth (1990-02-22) 22 February 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Vladivostok, USSR
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Rubin Kazan
Number 4
Youth career
-2003 Luch Vladivostok
2003–2007 Lokomotiv Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Lokomotiv Moscow 56 (1)
2009 Volga NN (loan) 1 (0)
2014– Rubin Kazan 2 (0)
National team
2010–2013 Russia U-21 19 (2)
2011 Russia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2013
This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Aleksandrovich and the family name is Burlak.

Taras Aleksandrovich Burlak (Russian: Тарас Александрович Бурлак; born 22 February 1990) is a professional association footballer. Currently, he plays in the Russian Football Premier League for Rubin Kazan.

Club career[edit]

Lokomotiv[edit]

Burlak was scouted by Lokomotiv Moscow academy in 2003. In 2007 he joined club youth system, playing for Lokomotiv U21. On 24 September 2008 he made his debut appearance for the main Lokomotiv squad, playing all 90 minutes in Russian Cup home match vs Vityaz Podolsk.[1] The first half of 2009 season he spent on loan at Volga NN, gaining first-team experience. In 2010 he made his league debut for Lokomotiv, coming as a substitute in home match vs Alania Vladikavkaz.[2] In 2011-2012 season Burlak featured regularly for the first team, gaining himself debut call-up for Russia national team. 2012-2013 season saw Burlak continuing his run in Lokomotiv main squad. But after making only one league plus one cup appearance in the first half of 2013-2014 season, Burlak decided to continue his career elsewhere.

Rubin[edit]

On 30 January 2014, Lokomotiv made a transfer agreement with F C Rubin[3] and Burlak signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Kazan club.[4]

International career[edit]

Burlak made his debut for the Russia national football team on 7 June 2011 in a friendly against Cameroon.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 30 January 2014
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lokomotiv 2008 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2010 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
2011–12 35 1 3 0 6 0 44 1
2012–13 17 0 1 0 0 0 18 0
2013–14 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 56 1 7 0 7 0 70 1
Volga NN 2009 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Rubin 2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 57 1 7 0 7 0 71 1

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