Granat with Rubin Kazan in 2018
|Full name||Vladimir Vasilyevich Granat|
|Date of birth||22 May 1987|
|Place of birth||Ulan-Ude, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back / Left back|
|2006||→ Sibir Novosibirsk (loan)||7||(0)|
|2015||→ Rostov (loan)||0||(0)|
|2016||→ Spartak-2 Moscow||9||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:53, 1 July 2018 (UTC)
Vladimir Vasilyevich Granat (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Гранат, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr vɐˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ grɐˈnat]; born 22 May 1987) is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Rubin Kazan.
On 11 May 2014, during the Russian Premier League match against Zenit St. Petersburg, Granat was attacked by a Zenit fan who had invaded the pitch, resulting in Granat being hospitalized with concussion and a broken jaw.
On 11 May 2012, Granat was named in the Russia's provisional squad for the UEFA Euro 2012. It was the first time Granat had been called up to the national team. On 25 May 2012 Granat was confirmed as in the final squad for UEFA Euro 2012. Granat made his debut for the national team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Luxembourg on 6 September 2013. On 2 June 2014, Granat was included in the Russia's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.
On 11 May 2018, he was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad. On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized World Cup squad. He made one appearance at the tournament as a half-time substitute in the Round of 16 defeat of Spain for injured Yuri Zhirkov.
His grandparents from father line came from Ukraine; the family name Granat is also of Eastern European Jewish origin. Vladimir Granat was raised in a big family. He is married with two children.
- As of 13 May 2018
|FC Zvezda Irkutsk||2004||PFL||5||0||0||0||–||5||0|
|FC Dynamo Moscow||2005||Russian Premier League||0||0||0||0||–||0||0|
|FC Sibir Novosibirsk||2006||FNL||7||0||1||0||–||8||0|
|FC Dynamo Moscow||2007||Russian Premier League||27||0||5||0||–||32||0|
|Total (2 spells)||189||4||19||0||10||0||218||4|
|FC Rostov||2014–15||Russian Premier League||0||0||0||0||–||0||0|
|FC Spartak Moscow||2015–16||14||0||1||0||–||15||0|
|FC Spartak-2 Moscow||2016–17||FNL||9||1||–||–||9||1|
|FC Rostov||2016–17||Russian Premier League||12||0||0||0||9||0||21||0|
|Total (2 spells)||12||0||0||0||9||0||21||0|
|FC Rubin Kazan||2017–18||Russian Premier League||27||0||1||0||–||28||0|
- As of 1 July 2018
|1.||3 September 2014||Arena Khimki, Moscow, Russia||Azerbaijan||4–0||4–0||Friendly|
- "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 24.
- Гранат Владимир Васильевич. Sportbox.ru (in Russian). Archived from the original on 3 July 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2009.
- "У Граната сотрясение мозга". www.sports.ru/ (in Russian). Sports.ru. 11 May 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
- "ГРАНАТ ПЕРЕХОДИТ В СПАРТАК". spartak.com/ (in Russian). FC Spartak Moscow. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
- Владимир Гранат: «Ростов» останется в моем сердце (in Russian). FC Rostov. 10 June 2017.
- "Advocaat announced the finalized Euro Squad" (in Russian). 25 May 2012.
- Состав национальной сборной России на ЧМ-2014 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 2 June 2014.
- "Расширенный состав для подготовки к Чемпионату мира" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 11 May 2018.
- Заявка сборной России на Чемпионат мира FIFA 2018 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 3 June 2018.
- "Vladimir Granat". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
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