Levon Hayrapetyan

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Levon Hayrapetyan
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Personal information
Full name Levon Sosi Hayrapetyan
Date of birth (1989-04-17) 17 April 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Paykan
Number 20
Youth career
Bramfelder SV von 1945
2004–2008 Hamburger SV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Hamburger SV II 7 (0)
2010 Pyunik 4 (0)
2011–2013 Lechia Gdańsk 38 (0)
2013 Widzew Łódź 9 (0)
2014–2015 1. FK Příbram 2 (0)
2015–2016 Pyunik 25 (1)
2016– Paykan 16 (0)
National team
2008–2008 Armenia U19 3 (0)
2009–2010 Armenia U21 6 (1)
2011– Armenia 34 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 May 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 September 2016

Levon Sosi Hayrapetyan (Armenian: Լևոն Սոսի Հայրապետյան, born 17 April 1989 in Yerevan), also known as Levon Hairapetian, is an Armenian football player who currently plays defender for the Armenian national team and the Persian Gulf Pro League club Paykan. He is the son of Olympic medal winning field hockey player Sos Hayrapetyan.

Club career[edit]

Hayrapetyan is the pupil of the German school of football. He played in the amateur Bramefeldere 1945 club and the youth team of Hamburger SV. As part of Hamburger SV II, he spent seven games. Hayrapetyan also played four matches for Pyunik Yerevan. Pyunik won the 2010 Armenian Premier League with Levon a member of the club. In January 2011, he signed a contract with Polish club Lechia Gdańsk for a half-year deal.[1]

International career[edit]

He played as a member of the Armenia U-19 junior and Armenia U-21 youth teams.

On 9 February 2011, Hayrapetyan made his debut in the Armenia national football team in a friendly match with Georgia.[2] Levon suffered an injury on 11 September 2012 in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification away match against Bulgaria and underwent knee surgery in Munich. Hayrapetyan stated the operation went successful. He will be able to play again in about four months.[3]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Armenia's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 March 2015 Stade de la Fontenette, Carouge, Switzerland  United Arab Emirates 1–0 4–3 Friendly

Personal life[edit]

Levon is the son of field hockey Olympic medalist Sos Hayrapetyan. His father helped him in training.[5] Hayrapetyan also holds German citizenship. His father moved to Hamburg when Levon was a child in order to play and coach for field hockey club Uhlenhorster HC.[6]

Honours[edit]

Armenia Pyunik Yerevan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lewon Hajrapetjan w Lechii, kadra biało-zielonych na obóz w Turcji" (in Polish). sportowefakty.pl. Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Debiut piłkarza Lechii w kadrze Armenii" (in Polish). futbolnews.pl. Retrieved 10 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Լեւոն Հայրապետյանի վիրահատությունը հաջող է անցել (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hayrapetyan, Levon". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  5. ^ Левон Айрапетян хочет уйти из "Гамбурга" (in Russian). www.armsport.am. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  6. ^ Левон Айрапетян (in Russian). Soccer.Ru. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 

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