Yuri Zhevnov

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Yuri Zhevnov
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Personal information
Full name Yuri Vladimirovich Zhevnov
Date of birth (1981-04-17) 17 April 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Dobrush, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Unattached
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 MPKC-96 Mozyr 5 (0)
1997–1999 RUOR Minsk 54 (0)
1998 Smena-BATE Minsk (loan) 5 (0)
2000 BATE Borisov 6 (0)
2000 RShVSM-Olympia Minsk 2 (0)
2000–2004 BATE Borisov 74 (0)
2005–2009 Moscow 128 (0)
2010–2013 Zenit St. Petersburg 15 (0)
National team
2003–2012 Belarus 53 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 March 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2012

Yuri Zhevnov (Belarusian: Юры Жаўноў; born 17 April 1981) is a professional football player from Belarus who last played for Zenit St. Petersburg in the Russian Premier League.

Career[edit]

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Zhevnov started his career at third division. In 2000, he was signed by BATE Borisov.[2] During UEFA Cup 2001/02 qualification match against FC Dinamo Tbilisi Zhevnov scored a goal from his own half. In 2005, was signed by FC Moscow. On 23 February 2010 Zenit St. Petersburg signed the Belarus international goalkeeper from FC Moscow on a four-year deal.[3]

International career[edit]

Zhevnov is the current Captain of the Belarus national football team[4] and has made over 30 appearances.[5] On 3 September 2010, Zhevnov captained Belarus to a shocking 1-0 victory over France at the Stade de France."This is definitely one of the biggest wins in our history, but it's going to take a bit of time before we realise what we've done," said Zhevnov. "Victories give you strength and confidence so we hope to build on this."[6] Belarus have never appeared in a major tournament, and Zhevnov has set qualification out of Group D for the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament as the team's primary goalkeeper.

Personal life[edit]

He has Belarusian and Russian citizenships.

Career honours[edit]

Zenit St. Petersburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at KLISF
  2. ^ Yuri Zhevnov at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ Юрий Жевнов – игрок «Зенита»! (Russian)
  4. ^ Yuriy ZhaunouFIFA competition record
  5. ^ "Belarus – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-10-15. 
  6. ^ Matthew Spiro (2010-09-04). "Zhevnov reveals Belarus disbelief at Paris win". UEFA.com.