Raimondas Žutautas

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Raimondas Žutautas
Personal information
Full name Raimondas Žutautas
Date of birth (1972-09-04) 4 September 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Klaipėda, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1994 FK Mažeikiai 38 (3)
1994 FK Banga Gargždai 10 (6)
1995 Atlantas Klaipeda 7 (2)
1995–1996 Inkaras Kaunas 26 (6)
1996–1999 Alania Vladikavkaz 71 (2)
1999–2003 Maccabi Haifa 86 (6)
2003–2005 Panathinaikos 21 (2)
Total 259 (27)
National team
1995–2004 Lithuania 40 (1)
Teams managed
2010–2011 Lithuania
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 February 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 February 2010

Raimondas Žutautas (born 4 September 1972) is a former Lithuanian footballer and former Lithuanian national football team head coach. Zutautas plays as a defensive midfielder.

In 1999 Zutautas signed in Israeli club Maccabi Haifa F.C. and played there in the years 1999-2003. He won two championships with Maccabi Haifa and qualified to the UEFA Champions League group stage. Zutautas is considered as one of the finest defensive midfielders played in the Israeli Premier League.

He is the only Lithuanian player to score two goals in the UEFA Champions League. In 2002, while playing for Maccabi Haifa, he scored against Manchester United. His second goal was scored a year later against Rangers while playing for Panathinaikos.

Managerial career[edit]

On 9 February 2010, Žutautas was appointed as the new manager of Lithuania. He is also Lithuania's youngest ever national coach at the age of 37.


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