Viktor Fayzulin

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Viktor Fayzulin
Viktor Fayzulin 2014.jpg
Fayzulin playing for Russia in 2014
Personal information
Full name Viktor Igorevich Fayzulin
Date of birth (1986-04-22) 22 April 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Nakhodka, Soviet Union
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Okean Nakhodka 9 (0)
2004–2006 SKA-Energia Khabarovsk 51 (8)
2007 Spartak Nalchik 28 (3)
2008–2018 Zenit Saint Petersburg 157 (21)
National team
2007–2008 Russia U-21 11 (3)
2011 Russia-2 2 (0)
2012–2014 Russia 20 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 September 2015
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2014

Viktor Igorevich Fayzulin (Russian: Виктор Игоревич Файзулин; born 22 April 1986) is a former Russian footballer, who played as a midfielder.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

A graduate of CYSS based in his hometown Nakhodka, he started his professional career with Okean Nakhodka. Later, he played for SKA-Energiya and Spartak Nalchik. In December 2007, he signed a contract with Zenit until December 2010. In February 2012 he extended his contract till 2016.[1] In April 2018, it was reported that Fayzulin was nearing a comeback after being sidelined with a knee injury since September 2015.[2] After his contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg expired at the end of the 2017–18 season, he announced his retirement after missing 2.5 years due to injury.[3]

International[edit]

He made his national team debut on 15 August 2012 in a friendly against Côte d'Ivoire. He scored his first goal for the national team in his next game, a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland on 7 September 2012. He scored once again in his next game, another World Cup qualifier against Israel on 11 September 2012.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Fayzulin warming up before a 0–1 away win against Saturn on 2 May 2010
As of 20 September 2015
Club Div Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Okean Nakhodka D3 2004 9 0 2 0 11 0
Total 9 0 2 0 0 0 11 0
SKA-Energia Khabarovsk D2 2004 17 6 2 0 19 6
2005 14 1 0 0 14 1
2006 20 1 1 0 21 1
Total 51 8 3 0 0 0 54 8
Spartak Nalchik D1 2007 28 3 0 0 28 3
Total 28 3 0 0 0 0 28 3
Zenit Saint Petersburg D1 2008 24 6 1 0 11 1 36 7
2009 16 0 2 0 4 1 22 1
2010 14 2 1 0 5 0 20 2
2011–12 34 4 2 1 10 1 46 6
2012–13 24 6 4 0 8 1 36 7
2013–14 26 3 1 0 9 0 36 3
2014–15 14 0 1 0 8 0 23 0
2015–16 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
2016–17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 157 21 12 1 56 4 225 26
Career total 245 32 17 1 56 4 318 37

International goals[edit]

Scores and goals list Russia's goal tally first.

Career honours[edit]

Zenit St. Petersburg

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