|Full name||Viktor Igorevich Budyansky|
|Date of birth||12 January 1984|
|Place of birth||Vovchansk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|2005||→ Reggina (co-ownership)||2||(0)|
|2005–2006||→ Avellino (loan)||28||(1)|
|2008||→ Lecce (loan)||18||(1)|
|2009||→ Khimki (loan)||9||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Juventus and various loans
Budyanskiy started his Italy career at Juventus along with Ilyos Zeytulayev and Serhiy Kovalenko after a trail. He signed a 5-year contract on 10 August 2001. He played his first league match for the club on 2 May 2004 against Perugia.
After graduation from youth team in June 2004, along with Ilyos Zeytulayev they were unable to register as a Juve player. At first FIGC declared that their remained 2 years contract did not fulfill the regulation and void them (FIGC declared that their contract is youth contract and should be a maximum of 3-year) and a non-EU player at that time cannot sign a contract extension, thus they were released. But after an appeal, the appeal committee stated that a foreigner can sign a professional contract regardless his age, FIGC regulations only protected domestic youth product could only sign a contract for more than 3 years after 18, thus available to Juve since December.
he joined Reggina in a co-ownership deal for just €1K, along with Ilyos Zeytulayev in January 2005. In June 2005, Juventus bought back Budyanskiy for the same price (€0.5K) and let Zeytulaev went to Reggina permanently.
In July 2005, Budyanskiy was loaned to Avellino of Serie B.
Udinese and various loans
In August 2007 he joined Udinese and in January 2008 left for Lecce. He played at Lecce for a year and joined Khimki in another 1 year loan, along with team-mate Jani Tapani Virtanen, which also made Udinese had an extra non-EU registration quota.
In January 2010 he returned to Italy but failed to made a single appearance.
Although he was born in Ukraine he has Russian citizenship and played a few matches for the Russian national team at a junior level and finally debuted for the senior team on 2 June 2007 as he came in as a substitute in the match against Andorra.
- "COMUNICATI UFFICIALI N. 23/C". Commissione d'appello federale, FIGC (in Italian). 13 December 2004.
- "Reports and Financial Statements at 30 June 2005". Juventus FC. 25 October 2005. Retrieved 14 February 2010.
- "Reports and Financial Statements at 30 June 2007". Juventus FC. 16 October 2007. Retrieved 14 February 2010.
- "Boudianski: I'm forgotten in both Russia and Ukraine. So pity". Championat.ru. 24 November 2006. Retrieved 3 June 2007. (Russian)[dead link]
- "Russia vs. Andorra match events". UEFA. 2 June 2007. Archived from the original on 4 June 2007. Retrieved 3 June 2007.