Vadims Žuļevs

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Vadims Žuļevs
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-03-01) 1 March 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Brocēni, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
(now Republic of Latvia)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back[1]
Club information
Current team
Liepāja
Number 2
Youth career
Brocēni
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 FC Daugava 39 (0)
2008–2009 Daugava Riga 13 (1)
2009–2011 Lombard-Pápa TFC 28 (0)
2012–2013 Jūrmala 28 (2)
2013–2014 Jelgava 37 (2)
2014–2015 Lombard-Pápa TFC 20 (1)
2015–2018 Ventspils 72 (1)
2019– Liepāja 1 (0)
National team
2004–2005 Latvia U-17 9 (2)
2006–2007 Latvia U-19 7 (0)
2008–2010 Latvia U-21 22 (1)
2018– Latvia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 March 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2018

Vadims Žuļevs (born 1 March 1988 in Brocēni) is a Latvian footballer, currently playing for FK Liepāja.

Club career[edit]

As a youth player Žuļevs played in his home-town Brocēni, signing his first professional contract in 2006 with FK Daugava Daugavpils. Žuļevs played there for 2 years until 2008, making 24 league appearances and scoring no goals. In 2008, he left, signing with FK Daugava Riga. During 1 season there he played 13 matches, scoring 1 goal. In 2009, he went on trial with Nemzeti Bajnokság I club Lombard-Pápa TFC in Hungary and signed a contract with them, leaving Latvian Higher League. All over 3 seasons Žuļevs played 28 games for the Hungarian side. He left in 2012, joining FC Jūrmala in the Latvian Higher League.[2] Žuļevs played 28 matches and scored 2 goals for Jūrmala in the 2012 season, finishing in the sixth place of the league table. In February 2013 he joined the Latvian Higher League club FK Jelgava.[3] In May 2014 Žuļevs helped Jelgava win the Latvian Cup.[4] In July 2014 Žuļevs returned to Hungary, signing a two-year contract with his previous club Lombard-Pápa TFC.[5]

Žuļevs signed with FK Liepāja in the beginning of January 2019.[6]

International career[edit]

Žuļevs has made 22 appearances and scored one goal for Latvia U-21. He made his debut for Latvia national football team on 16 October 2018 in a 2018–19 UEFA Nations League D game against Georgia.[7]

Honours[edit]

  • Latvian Cup winner (2): 2008, 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile on WorldFootball, worldfootball.net
  2. ^ http://sportacentrs.com/futbols/lmt_virsliga/14032012-visi_virsligas_klubi_nosaukusi_sastavus
  3. ^ ""Jelgava" pastiprinās ar Žuļevu". sportacentrs.com. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  4. ^ ""Jelgava" pēcspēles sitienos pieveic "Skonto" un iegūst Latvijas kausu". sportacentrs.com. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Žuļevs atstāj "Jelgavu" un atgriežas Ungārijā". sportacentrs.com. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Ventspils" kapteinis Rugins pāriet uz "Riga", liepājnieku sastāvs zināms par 99%, sportacentrs.com, 7 January 2019
  7. ^ "Latvia v Georgia game report". UEFA. 16 October 2018.

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