Playing for Lokomotiv in 2017
|Full name||Aleksei Andreyevich Miranchuk|
|Date of birth||17 October 1995|
|Place of birth||Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Russia|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder / Forward|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 November 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2019
Aleksei Andreyevich Miranchuk (Russian: Алексей Андреевич Миранчук, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej ɐnˈdrʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ mʲɪrɐnˈtɕuk]; born 17 October 1995) is a Russian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or striker for Lokomotiv Moscow and the Russian national team.
Born in Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Miranchuk started playing football in his hometown football school Olymp. Then, he and his twin brother Anton arrived in Moscow, joining the youth ranks of Spartak Moscow. However, they did not last long in this club, being expelled because of their insufficient physical abilities.
Then, the twin brothers were spotted by the managers of Lokomotiv Moscow, who invited them to join the club. Aleksei won three titles of Russian League in his age category and scored a goal in the final twice. In October 2012, he became MVP of the Russian Football Union cup.
At the age of 17, Miranchuk made his debut in the Russian Premier League for Lokomotiv Moscow on 20 April 2013 as a starter in away game versus Kuban (0–0). On 5 May 2013, Miranchuk scored his first senior goal and made first assist in away game against Amkar which Lokomotiv won 4–2. He scored a header from Maicon pass in the first half and provided an assist for Renat Yanbayev in the second half.
He made his debut for the Russia national football team on 7 June 2015 in a friendly against Belarus at the Arena Khimki, replacing Yuri Zhirkov in the 71st minute and scoring Russia's third of a 4–2 victory twelve minutes later.
On 11 May 2018, he was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad. On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized World Cup squad. His only World Cup appearance came as a starter in the last group-stage game against Uruguay which Russia lost 0–3 and Miranchuk was substituted by Fyodor Smolov after an hour of play.
- As of 10 November 2019
- As of 19 November 2019
- Scores and results list Russia's goal tally first.
|1.||7 June 2015||Arena Khimki, Khimki, Russia||Belarus||Friendly|
|2.||28 March 2017||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia||Belgium||2–3||3–3|
|3.||7 October 2017||VEB Arena, Moscow, Russia||South Korea||4–0||4–2|
|4.||14 November 2017||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia||Spain||2–2||3–3|
|5.||19 November 2019||San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, San Marino||San Marino||3–0||5–0||UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying|
- Lokomotiv Moscow
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- "Match report". 20 April 2013. Archived from the original on 19 April 2013.
- "Match report". 5 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013.
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- Алексей Миранчук – лучший игрок «Локомотива» в апреле! (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 5 May 2015.
- Алексей Миранчук – лучший игрок «Локомотива» в мае (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 3 June 2015.
- Расширенный состав для подготовки к Чемпионату мира (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 11 May 2018.
- Заявка сборной России на Чемпионат мира FIFA 2018 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 3 June 2018.
- Aleksei Miranchuk at Soccerway. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- "Miranchuk, Aleksei". National Football Teams. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- Сейду Думбия - лучший игрок СОГАЗ-Чемпионата России (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 7 June 2014.