Irmantas Stumbrys

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Irmantas Stumbrys
Personal information
Full name Irmantas Stumbrys
Date of birth (1972-05-30)30 May 1972
Place of birth Tauragė, Lithuanian SSR,
Soviet Union
Date of death 15 November 2000(2000-11-15) (aged 28)
Place of death Panevėžys, Lithuania
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 Ekranas Panevėžys 76 (20)
1995–1997 Kareda-Sakalas Šiauliai 51 (9)
1997 Zenit St. Petersburg 15 (1)
1998 → Ekranas Panevėžys (loan) 22 (4)
1999 Zenit St. Petersburg II 5 (0)
1999–2000 Torpedo-ZIL 52 (7)
Total 221 (41)
National team
1995–1999 Lithuania 37 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2008
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 January 2008

Irmantas Stumbrys (30 May 1972 – 16 November 2000) was a Lithuanian football player who played as a midfielder. He has played for a number of first division Lithuanian teams and for some Russian sides including Zenit.

Club career[edit]

He started his career at Ekranas Panevėžys and played for Kareda-Sakalas Šiauliai before moving abroad to join Russian giants Zenit St. Petersburg in 1997. He had just won promotion to the Russian Premier League with Torpedo-ZIL before his death.

International career[edit]

Stumbrys made his debut for Lithuania in a November 1991 Baltic Cup match against Latvia and earned a total of 37 caps, scoring 2 goals. His final international was an October 1999 European Championship qualifying match against Scotland.[1]


He died in November 2000 after getting shot in his head in Panevėžys, Lithuania. His body was found in his car.[2] His death was considered suicide[3] after police investigations.[4]

He was survived by his wife and his son.[5]



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