Semshov with FC Krylia Sovetov in 2014
|Full name||Igor Petrovich Semshov|
|Date of birth||6 April 1978|
|Place of birth||Moscow, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Midfielder|
|2009||Zenit St. Petersburg||26||(6)|
|2013–2014||Krylia Sovetov Samara||14||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2014.
Semshov graduated from the CSKA academy in 1996, but was unable to hold a starting place and left for Torpedo Moscow in 1998 after only two seasons. He played well, and became one of the team's key players even earning a call up to the Russian National Team. In 2006 he was transferred to Dynamo Moscow and played there for two years but was put up for transfer in 2008 due to a failure to reach a contract agreement. On 15 December 2009 he moved to FC Zenit St. Petersburg for €4.5 million but returned to Dynamo the next season.
- As of 4 September 2010
He was selected to play for the Russian national football team at the 2002 World Cup, but he did not manage to prevent a disappointing performance as he was played out of position on the left of midfield. He took a part at Euro 2004, but the tournament was a disappointment for him again. Russia fell at the first round and Semshov only played in the last match, which many felt was a poor decision.
He was again selected for Euro 2008. He scored his first goal in a friendly against Argentina.
|1||2009-08-12||Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow, Russia||Argentina||1 – 0||2–3||Friendly|
|2||2009-09-09||Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales||Wales||1 – 0||3–1||2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying|
|3||2011-09-02||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia||Macedonia||1 – 0||1–0||UEFA Euro 2012 Qualifying|
Zenit St. Petersburg
- (English) Profile at the official FC Zenit St. Petersburg website
- (Russian) Profile at the official Russian Premier League website