Ivan Zlobin

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Ivan Zlobin
Personal information
Full name Ivan Sergeyevich Zlobin
Date of birth (1997-03-07) 7 March 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Tyumen, Russia
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 72
Youth career
2009–2013 Konoplyov football academy
2013–2015 CSKA Moscow
2015 União Leiria
2016Benfica (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Benfica B 64 (0)
2019– Benfica 0 (0)
National team
2013 Russia U16 2 (0)
2014 Russia U17 8 (0)
2013 Russia U18 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 March 2019

Ivan Sergeyevich Zlobin (Russian: Иван Сергеевич Злобин; born 7 March 1997) is a Russian professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Benfica as a goalkeeper.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Tyumen, Zlobin spent three years with CSKA Moscow's youth system before joining Portuguese club União de Leiria in October 2015, aged 18.[2] In January 2016, he was loaned out to Benfica, where he played for their under-19 team before signing a permanent five-year contract with the Lisbon side on 25 June that year.[3][4]

On 28 November 2016, Zlobin made his professional debut with Benfica's reserve team as a starter in a 1–0 home loss to AD Fafe in LigaPro.[5][6] On 1 February 2019, he was promoted to the club's first team, alongside three other Benfica B players.[7]




  1. ^ https://www.championat.com/football/article-3290327-kak-iz-dublja-cska-popast-v-benfiku-istorija-vratarja-ivana-zlobina.html
  2. ^ União Leiria garante internacional russo de sub-17 Maisfutebol (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ Ivan Zlobin assinou por cinco temporadas SAPO Desporto (in Portuguese)
  4. ^ Benfica aciona opção de compra por guarda-redes russo Maisfutebol (in Portuguese)
  5. ^ SL Benfica B 0–1 AD Fafe Liga Portugal (in Portuguese)
  6. ^ [1] S.L. Benfica (in Portuguese)[dead link]
  7. ^ Sanches, João (1 February 2019). "Zlobin, Ferro, Florentino, and Jota permanently in the first team". S.L. Benfica. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  8. ^ Benfica 5-0 Sporting CP Soccerway

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