Tengiz Sulakvelidze

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Tengiz Sulakvelidze
Personal information
Full name Tengiz Grigorevich Sulakvelidze
Date of birth (1956-07-23) 23 July 1956 (age 63)
Place of birth Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Defender/Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1978 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 138 (2)
1978–1988 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 279 (21)
1989 IFK Holmsund 14 (1)
National team
1980–1988 USSR 49 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Team

Tengiz Grigorevich Sulakvelidze (Georgian: თენგიზ სულაქველიძე) (born 23 July 1956 in Kutaisi) is a former Georgian footballer.


International career[edit]

Sulakvelidze made his debut for USSR on 26 March 1980 in a friendly against Bulgaria.[1] He went on to play in the 1982 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 1988. He scored a goal in a UEFA Euro 1988 qualifier against Iceland.


  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (21 May 2009). "Tengiz Grigoryevich Sulakvelidze - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 19 November 2015.

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