Anton Miranchuk

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Anton Miranchuk
Anton Miranchuk.jpg
Miranchuk with Lokomotiv in 2017
Personal information
Full name Anton Andreyevich Miranchuk
Date of birth (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Russia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lokomotiv Moscow
Number 11
Youth career
2008–2010 Olymp Slavyansk-na-Kubani
2011 Spartak Moscow
2011–2013 Lokomotiv Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Lokomotiv Moscow 68 (17)
2016Levadia Tallinn (loan) 30 (14)
National team
2013 Russia U18 8 (0)
2013 Russia U19 2 (0)
2016 Russia U21 1 (0)
2017– Russia 11 (1)
* 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 9 September 2019

Anton Andreyevich Miranchuk (Russian: Антон Андреевич Миранчук, IPA: [ɐnˈton ɐnˈdrʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ mʲɪrɐnˈtɕuk]; born 17 October 1995) is a Russian professional football player who plays as a centre midfielder or attacking midfielder for Lokomotiv Moscow and the Russia national team.

Club career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

Born in Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Miranchuk joined Spartak Moscow from his hometown football school Olymp. He was dismissed from the club because of weak physical abilities. After that, he and his twin brother Aleksei moved to Lokomotiv Moscow.[2]

Lokomotiv Moscow[edit]

On 30 October 2013, Miranchuk made his competitive debut in senior football in a Russian Cup game against Rotor Volgograd replacing Victor Obinna in the 88th minute.[3]

He made his debut in the Russian Premier League for Lokomotiv Moscow on 9 April 2017 in a game against FC Rostov.[4]

Loan to Levadia[edit]

On 2 February 2016, Miranchuk was sent on loan to Estonian club Levadia Tallinn.[5] He made his debut for the new team on 2 April 2016, in a 1-1 home draw with Nõmme Kalju.[6] On 30 June 2016, Miranchuk made his debut in UEFA Europa League, in a 1-1 draw with Faroese side HB in a first qualifying round.[7] By the end of 2016 Meistriliiga season, he scored 14 goals and became the best goalscorer of his team in the league.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Russia national football team on 7 October 2017 in a friendly game against South Korea.[8]

On 11 May 2018, he was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.[9] On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized World Cup squad.[10] He did not make any appearances at the tournament as Russia was eliminated by Croatia in the quarterfinal shoot-out.

International goals[edit]

As of 8 June 2019 (Russia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Miranchuk goal)
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 June 2019 Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia  San Marino 4–0 9–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 24 August 2019[11]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lokomotiv Moscow 2013–14 0 0 1 0 1 0
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015–16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17 3 0 0 0 3 0
2017–18 29 4 1 0 10 1 1 0 41 5
2018–19 26 11 7 4 6 1 1 0 40 16
2019–20 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1
Total 64 16 9 4 16 2 3 0 92 22
Levadia Tallinn (loan) 2016 30 14 1 0 4 1 35 15
Career total 94 30 10 4 20 3 3 0 127 37

International[edit]

As of 11 June 2019[12]
Russia
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 0
2018 5 0
2019 3 1
Total 10 1

Honours[edit]

Lokomotiv Moscow

Personal life[edit]

He is an identical twin brother of Russian national and Lokomotiv teammate Aleksei Miranchuk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 24.
  2. ^ "Антон Андреевич МИРАНЧУК" (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Матч Ротор (Волгоград) vs Локомотив (Москва)" (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Game Report by RFPL". Russian Premier League. 9 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Антон Миранчук - в "Левадии"". FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  6. ^ "FCI LEVADIA VS. NÕMME KALJU 1 - 1". Soccerway. 2 April 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  7. ^ "ФК ЛЕВАДИЯ СЫГРАЛА В НИЧЬЮ ПРОТИВ КОМАНДЫ HB TÓRSHAVNIGA 1:1" (in Russian). FCI Levadia Tallinn. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  8. ^ Уверенно победили Корею (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 7 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Расширенный состав для подготовки к Чемпионату мира" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 11 May 2018.
  10. ^ Заявка сборной России на Чемпионат мира FIFA 2018 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 3 June 2018.
  11. ^ Anton Miranchuk at Soccerway. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Anton Miranchuk". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.

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