Aleksandr Markin

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Aleksandr Markin
Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Andreyevich Markin
Date of birth (1949-10-10)10 October 1949
Place of birth Magnitogorsk, Russian SFSR
Date of death 2 September 1996(1996-09-02) (aged 46)
Place of death St. Petersburg, Russia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
FC Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967 FC Metallurg Magnitogorsk
1968–1970 FC SKA Khabarovsk 83 (16)
1971–1974 FC Zvezda Perm 111 (51)
1975–1977 FC Zenit Leningrad 68 (26)
1978–1979 FC SKA Rostov-on-Don 51 (19)
1980 FC Lokomotiv Chelyabinsk 33 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Aleksandr Andreyevich Markin (Russian: Александр Андреевич Маркин; 10 October 1949 in Magnitogorsk – 2 September 1996 in St. Petersburg in an apartment fire) was a Soviet Russian football player.

He is most notable as the top scorer of the 1976 (autumn) Soviet Top League with 13 goals. He was the first FC Zenit St. Petersburg player to become a top scorer and the only Zenit player to score 4 goals in a league game.

He was also the top scorer in the 1974 season of the Soviet First League with 25 goals.

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