Varazdat Haroyan

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Varazdat Haroyan
Varazdat Haroyan 2019.jpg
Haroyan with Ural in 2019
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-08-24) 24 August 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Yerevan, Armenia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Anorthosis Famagusta
Youth career
0000–2008 Pyunik
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Patani 17 (2)
2009–2016 Pyunik 146 (7)
2016–2017 Padideh 25 (0)
2017–2020 Ural Yekaterinburg 55 (3)
2020 Tambov 8 (0)
2021 Astana 13 (1)
2021–2022 Cádiz 17 (1)
2022– Anorthosis Famagusta 0 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Armenia U-17 19 (2)
2009–2010 Armenia U-19 3 (0)
2010–2012 Armenia U-21 12 (0)
2011– Armenia 68 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12 July 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 4 November 2021

Varazdat Haroyan (Armenian: Վարազդատ Հարոյան, born on 24 August 1992) is an Armenian professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Cypriot club Anorthosis Famagusta and the Armenia national team.

Club career[edit]

Patani and Pyunik Yerevan[edit]

Varazdat Haroyan was born in Yerevan, and started football at the football school Pyunik Yerevan. In 2008, he played for Patani, for whom he made 17 appearances.[citation needed]

In 2009, he made his debut as a starter for Pyunik in the Armenian Premier League match against Gandzasar in Yerevan. Haroyan came off the bench in place of Arthur Yedigaryan at 90 minutes. That season Pyunik became the 2009 Armenian Premier League champion. Starting in 2010, Haroyan had always been a team regular, and becoming the 2010 Armenian Premier League champion and the winning the 2010 Armenian Cup and 2010 Armenian Supercup.

In March 2012, he became known to the interest of the German club 1. FC Köln, which sent an official invitation to Haroyan. Haroyan was earlier invited to attend the viewing, but in March 2012, decided to go to Germany.[1]

Padideh[edit]

On 6 June 2016, Haroyan signed a two–year contract with Persian Gulf Pro League side Tractor Sazi.[2] However, just one day later the transfer was cancelled by Tractor Sazi management after Tractor Sazi's supporters protests due to historical conflicts between Armenian and Azerbaijani ethnic.

Just hours after Haroyan's contract with Tractor Sazi were cancelled, he joined to another Iranian club, Mashhad based Padideh.

Ural Yekaterinburg[edit]

On 5 July 2017, he signed a contract with the Russian Premier League club FC Ural Yekaterinburg.[3] On 22 September 2020, his contract with Ural was terminated by mutual consent.[4]

Days after leaving Ural, Haroyan postponed a transfer to Greek club AEL Larissa due to the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.[5] He later clarified that he was not enlisting to fight in the conflict.[6]

Tambov[edit]

On 6 October 2020, Haroyan joined Russian Premier League club Tambov.[7]

Astana[edit]

On 15 February 2021, Astana announced the signing of Haroyan.[8]

Cadiz[edit]

On 27 May 2021, Cádiz announced the signing of Haroyan from Astana, on a two-year contract,[9] with Astana confirming his departure from their club on 24 June 2021.[10] He made his La Liga debut for Cádiz, starting in a 1–1 draw against Levante on 14 August 2021. Cádiz and Haroyan terminated their contract on 4 July 2022.[11]

Anorthosis Famagusta[edit]

On 12 July 2022, Haroyan signed with Cypriot First Division club Anorthosis Famagusta on a two-year contract until 2024.[12]

International career[edit]

Haroyan made his debut for the Armenia national team on 10 August 2011 in a friendly match against Lithuania. He made his debut in official matches on 11 June 2013 in a 4–0 win versus Denmark.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 10 July 2022
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Pyunik 2009 Armenian Premier League 5 0 0 0 0[a] 0 5 0
2010 17 0 2 0 1[b] 0 0[a] 0 20 0
2011 27 2 2 0 2[b] 0 0[a] 0 31 2
2012–13 26 2 4 0 0[c] 0 30 2
2013–14 25 2 5 0 4[c] 0 0[a] 0 34 2
2014–15 24 0 5 1 2[c] 0 0[a] 0 31 1
2015–16 22 1 0 0 4[b] 0 1[a] 0 27 1
Total 146 7 18 1 13 0 1 0 178 8
Padideh 2016–17 Persian Gulf Pro League 25 0 0 0 25 0
Ural Yekaterinburg 2017–18 Russian Premier League 20 1 0 0 20 1
2018–19 16 1 5 0 21 1
2019–20 18 1 2 0 20 1
2020–21 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 55 3 7 0 - - - - 62 3
Tambov 2020–21 Russian Premier League 8 0 1 0 9 0
Astana 2021 Kazakhstan Premier League 13 1 0 0 0[d] 0 2[e] 0 15 1
Cádiz 2021–22 La Liga 17 1 2 0 19 1
Anorthosis 2022–23 Cypriot First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 264 12 28 1 13 0 5 0 308 13

International[edit]

As of match played 31 March 2021[13]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Armenia 2011 1 0
2012 1 0
2013 5 0
2014 9 0
2015 2 0
2016 8 1
2017 5 1
2018 10 0
2019 9 0
2020 5 0
2021 3 1
Total 58 3
Scores and results list Armenia's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Haroyan goal.
List of international goals scored by Varazdat Haroyan
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 November 2016 Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia  Montenegro 2–2 3–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 13 November 2017  Cyprus 2–0 3–2 Friendly
3 31 March 2021  Romania 2–2 3–2 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Pyunik Yerevan

Individual[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Appearances in the Armenian Supercup
  2. ^ a b c Appearances in the UEFA Champions League
  3. ^ a b c Appearances in the UEFA Europa League
  4. ^ Appearances in the UEFA Europa Conference League
  5. ^ Appearances in the Kazakhstan Super Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ Վարազդատ Հարոյանը կմարզվի "Քյոլնի" կազմում (in Armenian). ArmFootball.com. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  2. ^ "مدافع تیم ملی ارمنستان به تراکتور پیوست".
  3. ^ "УРАЛ" ЗАКЛЮЧИЛ КОНТРАКТ С ЗАЩИТНИКОМ СБОРНОЙ АРМЕНИИ (in Russian). FC Ural Yekaterinburg. 5 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Вараздат Ароян покидает "Урал"" (in Russian). FC Ural Yekaterinburg. 22 September 2020.
  5. ^ "L'Arménien Haroyan part au front au lieu d'aller jouer en Grèce" [Armenian Haroyan goes to the front instead of going to play in Greece] (in French). RTBF. 30 September 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  6. ^ Antonopoulos, Paul (30 September 2020). "Armenian National Team captain cancels transfer to Greek club to support Artsakh from Azerbaijani aggression". Greek City Times. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Вараздат Ароян перешел в "Тамбов"!" (in Russian). FC Tambov. 6 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Вице-капитан сборной Армении подписал контракт с Астаной". fcastana.kz/ (in Russian). FC Astana. 15 February 2021. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  9. ^ "VARAZDAT HAROYAN IS CÁDIZ'S FIRST SIGNING FOR NEXT SEASON". cadizcf.com/. Cadiz CF. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  10. ^ "Вараздат Ароян покинул "Астану"". fcastana.kz/ (in Russian). FC Astana. 24 June 2021. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  11. ^ "Haroyan and Cádiz reach agreement for contract termination". Cádiz CF. 4 July 2022. Retrieved 11 July 2022.
  12. ^ "Έναρξη συνεργασίας με Varazdad Haroyan". 12 July 2022.
  13. ^ Varazdat Haroyan at National-Football-Teams.com

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