Viktor Tsaryov

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Viktor Tsaryov
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Tsaryov in 2011
Personal information
Full name Viktor Grigoryevich Tsaryov
Date of birth (1931-06-02)2 June 1931
Place of birth Moscow, USSR
Date of death 2 January 2017(2017-01-02) (aged 85)
Place of death Moscow, Russia
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Youth career
FC Dynamo Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952 MVO Kalinin 0 (0)
1953 MVO Moscow 0 (0)
1954–1966 Dynamo Moscow 298 (12)
National team
1958–1963 USSR 12 (0)
Teams managed
1967–1968 USSR (assistant)
1973–1975 Dynamo Moscow (assistant)
1976 USSR U-18
1979 Dynamo Moscow
1981 USSR U-18
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Viktor Grigoryevich Tsaryov (Russian: Виктор Григорьевич Царёв; 2 June 1931 – 2 January 2017) was a Russian footballer.


During his career he played for FC Dynamo Moscow (1954–1966). He earned 12 caps for the USSR national football team, and participated in the 1958 FIFA World Cup, as well as the first ever European Nations' Cup in 1960, where the Soviets were champions.

After retirement, he became a football manager. As of 2008, he was the chairman of the board of directors of FC Dynamo Moscow.[1]

Tsaryov died in Moscow on 2 January 2017 at the age of 85.[2][3]



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