Viktor Fayzulin

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Igorevich and the family name is Fayzulin.
Viktor Fayzulin
Viktor Fayzulin 2014.jpg
Fayzulin playing for Russia in 2014
Personal information
Full name Viktor Igorevich Fayzulin
Date of birth (1986-04-22) 22 April 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Nahodka, Soviet Union
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Zenit Saint Petersburg
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Okean Nakhodka 9 (0)
2004–2006 SKA-Energia Khabarovsk 51 (8)
2007 Spartak Nalchik 28 (3)
2008– Zenit Saint Petersburg 145 (21)
National team
2004 Russia U17
2006 Russia Olympic
2007–2008 Russia U-21
2011 Russia-2 2 (0)
2012– Russia 19 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 September 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2014

Viktor Igorevich Fayzulin (Russian: Виктор Игоревич Файзулин; born 22 April 1986 in Nahodka) is a Russian footballer with Tatar descent, who plays as a midfielder for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

A graduate of CYSS based in his hometown Nahodka, he started his professional career with Okean Nakhodka. Later, he played for SKA-Energiya and Spartak Nalchik. In December 2007, he signed a contract with Zenit until December 2010. In February 2012 he extended his contract till 2016.[1]

International career[edit]

He made his national team debut on 15 August 2012 in a friendly against Côte d'Ivoire. He scored his first goal for the national team in his next game, a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland on 7 September 2012. He scored once again in his next game, another World Cup qualifier against Israel on 11 September 2012.

International goals[edit]

Scores and goals list Russia's goal tally first.

Career statistics[edit]

Fayzulin warming up before a 0–1 away win against Saturn on 2 May 2010
As of 3 July 2014
Club Div Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Okean Nakhodka D3 2004 9 0 2 0 11 0
Total 9 0 2 0 0 0 11 0
SKA-Energia Khabarovsk D2 2004 17 6 2 0 19 6
2005 14 1 0 0 14 1
2006 20 1 1 0 21 1
Total 51 8 3 0 0 0 54 8
Spartak Nalchik D1 2007 28 3 0 0 28 3
Total 28 3 0 0 0 0 28 3
Zenit Saint Petersburg D1 2008 24 6 1 0 11 1 36 7
2009 16 0 2 0 4 1 22 1
2010 14 2 1 0 5 0 20 2
2011–12 34 4 2 1 10 1 46 6
2012–13 24 6 4 0 8 1 36 7
2013–14 26 3 1 0 9 0 36 3
Total 138 21 11 1 47 4 196 26
Career total 226 32 16 1 47 4 289 37

Career honours[edit]

Zenit St. Petersburg

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