Yuri Lodigin

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Yuri Lodygin
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Personal information
Date of birth (1990-05-26) 26 May 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Vladimir, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Zenit Saint Petersburg
Number 1
Youth career
2008–2009 Skoda Xanthi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Skoda Xanthi 24 (0)
2010–2011 Eordaikos (loan) 25 (0)
2013– Zenit Saint Petersburg 34 (0)
National team
2010–2012 Greece U21 3 (0)
2013– Russia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

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

Yuriy Lodygin (Russian: Юрий Лодыгин, Greek: Γιούρι Λοντίγκιν; born 26 May 1990) is a Russian-Greek footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Career[edit]

Born in Vladimir to a Russian father and a Greek mother, and raised in Greece, Lodygin played for Skoda Xanthi, coming from the youth team. At the season 2008/2009, his performances with the Skoda Xanthi U21 team, which finished first at the U21 Greek Superleague, lead to a professional contract signed at 17 June 2009. He was then loaned at Eordaikos 2007 for the season 2010/2011, where he made 25 first team appearances (and 2 at the Greek Cup). He returned at Skoda Xanthi, he made his first appearance at the last fixture match against Ergotelis, and from the season 2012/2013 he is in the basic line-up . He was member of the Greek U21 Football Team.

In June 2013, Lodygin moved to Russia to play for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

International[edit]

Lodygin represented Greece internationally on junior levels and he was called up to the main Greece squad in May, 2013. He was called up again in August 2013, but he refused to report.[1]

He was called up by Fabio Capello to the Russia squad for the first time on 4 October 2013 for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Luxembourg and Azerbaijan.[2] He made his debut for Russia on 19 November 2013 in a friendly against South Korea.

On 2 June 2014, he was included in the Russia's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.[3]

Individual honours[edit]

  • List of 33 top players of the Russian league: #2 (2013/14).

Career Statistics[edit]

As of 15 May 2014
Club Season League Cup Continental[A] Others[B] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Eordaikos 2007 2010-11 25 0 2 0 - - 27 0
Skoda Xanthi 2011-12 1 0 1 0 - - 2 0
2012–13 23 0 - - - - 23 0
Zenit St. Petersburg 2013-14 30 0 1 0 11 0 42 0
Career total 79 0 4 0 11 0 - - 94 0

References[edit]

  • [1] an article about Juri Lodigin
  1. ^ "Santos on Lodigin" (in English). Greek Football. 30 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Определен состав национальной сборной" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 4 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Состав национальной сборной России на ЧМ-2014" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 2 June 2014.