Konstantin Vassiljev

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This article is about the Estonian footballer. For the Russian painter, see Konstantin Vasilyev. For the Russian footballer, see Konstantin Viktorovich Vasilyev.
Konstantin Vassiljev
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Vassiljev in November 2013
Personal information
Full name Konstantin Vassiljev
Date of birth (1984-08-16) 16 August 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Tallinn, Estonia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Jagiellonia Białystok
Number 5
Youth career
0000–2002 TJK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 HÜJK Emmaste (loan) 4 (0)
2002–2003 TJK 25 (10)
2003–2007 Levadia 124 (50)
2006–2007 Levadia II 2 (3)
2007–2010 Nafta Lendava 102 (13)
2011 Koper 22 (3)
2011–2014 Amkar Perm 63 (4)
2014–2015 Piast Gliwice 25 (5)
2015– Jagiellonia Białystok 52 (17)
National team
Estonia U19 4 (1)
Estonia U20 2 (0)
Estonia U21 15 (4)
2006– Estonia 93 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2016

Konstantin Vassiljev (born 16 August 1984) is an Estonian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Polish Ekstraklasa club Jagiellonia Białystok and the Estonia national football team.

Vassiljev has been named Estonian Footballer of the Year three times, in 2010, 2011, 2013, and has won the Estonian Silverball award a record five times, in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Vassiljev started playing football with TJK. He made his league debut in 2001 with Esiliiga side HÜJK Emmaste.

Levadia[edit]

In 2003, he signed for Meistriliiga side Levadia. He won the league in the 2004 and the 2006 seasons. In 2007, he was sent to Levadia's reserve team after refusing to sign a contract extension with the club.[1][2]

Nafta Lendava[edit]

In February 2008, he signed a one-year contract with Slovenian PrvaLiga club Nafta Lendava. He played his first PrvaLiga match on 2 March 2008, in a 2–0 defeat against Celje.[3][4] He scored his first PrvaLiga goal on 16 March 2008, in the 17th minute in a 1–2 defeat against Drava Ptuj.[5]

Luka Koper[edit]

In February 2011, he signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with Slovenian PrvaLiga club Koper.[6] He scored his first goal for Koper on 3 April 2011, in a 3–0 win against Maribor.

Amkar Perm[edit]

In August 2011, he signed a three-year contract with Russian Premier League club Amkar Perm.[7]

Piast Gliwice[edit]

On 26 August 2014, he joined Ekstraklasa club Piast Gliwice on a one-year contract.[8]

Jagiellonia Białystok[edit]

In June 2015 Vassiljev joined Ekstraklasa club Jagiellonia Białystok on a two-year contract.[9]

International career[edit]

Vassiljev playing for Estonia in a friendly against Iceland in March 2015

Vassiljev made his debut for the Estonia national football team on 31 May 2006 against New Zealand in a friendly match.[10] He scored his first international goal against Armenia on 28 March 2009. He has won the Estonian Silverball award for the best goal scored for the national team in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 22 May 2016.[11]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
HÜJK Emmaste 2001 Esiliiga 4 0 4 0
TJK 2002 Esiliiga 25 10 25 10
Levadia II 2006 Esiliiga 1 1 1 1
2007 1 2 1 2
Total 2 3 0 0 2 3
Levadia 2003 Meistriliiga 25 9 0 0 0 0 25 9
2004 23 9 3 1 1 0 27 10
2005 31 8 2 0 2 0 35 8
2006 29 18 6 0 0 0 35 18
2007 16 6 1 0 2 0 19 6
Total 124 50 12 1 5 0 141 51
Nafta Lendava 2007–08 PrvaLiga 15 1 0 0 0 0 15 1
2008–09 35 5 1 0 0 0 36 5
2009–10 33 4 3 0 0 0 36 4
2010–11 19 3 3 0 0 0 22 3
Total 102 13 7 0 0 0 0 0 109 13
Koper 2010–11 PrvaLiga 16 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 18 3
2011–12 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 0
Total 22 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 26 3
Amkar Perm 2011–12 Russian Premier League 17 0 0 0 17 0
2012–13 27 2 0 0 27 2
2013–14 19 2 1 0 0 0 20 2
Total 63 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 64 4
Piast Gliwice 2014–15 Ekstraklasa 25 5 3 1 0 0 28 6
Jagiellonia Białystok 2015–16 Ekstraklasa 35 7 2 0 3 0 0 0 40 7
Career total 402 95 15 1 17 1 5 0 439 97

International[edit]

As of 18 November 2016.[11]
National team Year Apps Goals
Estonia
2006 2 0
2007 4 0
2008 8 0
2009 13 3
2010 11 4
2011 10 6
2012 10 2
2013 9 2
2014 8 1
2015 10 3
2016 8 1
Total 93 22

International goals[edit]

As of match played 18 November 2016. Estonia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Vassiljev goal.[12]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 28 March 2009 Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia 16  Armenia 1–1 2–2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 5 September 2009 Kadir Has Stadium, Kayseri, Turkey 22  Turkey 2–2 2–4
3 14 October 2009 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia 25  Belgium 2–0 2–0
4 7 September 2010 35  Uzbekistan 2–2 3–3 Friendly
5 3–2
6 8 October 2010 Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, Serbia 36  Serbia 2–1 3–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
7 17 November 2010 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia 38  Liechtenstein 1–1 1–1 Friendly
8 25 March 2011 39  Uruguay 1–0 2–0
9 29 March 2011 40  Serbia 1–1 1–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
10 2 September 2011 Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia 43  Slovenia 1–0 2–1
11 7 October 2011 Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland 45  Northern Ireland 1–1
12 2–1
13 15 November 2011 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 48  Republic of Ireland 1–1 1–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying play-offs
14 25 May 2012 Stadion Aldo Drosina, Pula, Croatia 49  Croatia 1–3 1–3 Friendly
15 15 August 2012 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia 53  Poland 1–0 1–0
16 6 September 2013 64  Netherlands 1–1 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
17 2–1
18 12 November 2014 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway 74  Norway 1–0 1–0 Friendly
19 31 March 2015 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia 77  Iceland 1–1 1–1
20 5 September 2015 80  Lithuania 1–0 1–0 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
21 17 November 2015 85  Saint Kitts and Nevis 2–0 3–0 Friendly
22 7 October 2016 91  Gibraltar 2–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Levadia

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

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