Yuri Zhevnov

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Vladimirovich and the family name is Zhevnov.
Yuri Zhevnov
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Zhevnov with Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast in 2015
Personal information
Full name Yuri Vladimirovich Zhevnov
Date of birth (1981-04-17) 17 April 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Dobrush, Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1996–1999 RUOR Minsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 RUOR Minsk 59 (0)
1998 Smena-BATE Minsk (loan) 5 (0)
2000–2004 BATE Borisov 80 (0)
2000 RShVSM-Olympia Minsk 2 (0)
2005–2009 Moscow 128 (0)
2010–2013 Zenit St. Petersburg 15 (0)
2014–2015 Torpedo Moscow 29 (0)
2015–2016 Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast 11 (0)
National team
2000–2004 Belarus U21 41 (0)
2003–2015 Belarus 58 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 December 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 December 2015

Yuri Zhevnov (Belarusian: Юры Жаўноў; born 17 April 1981) is a professional football player from Belarus.


Zhevnov signing autographs in 2010

Zhevnov started his career at third division. In 2000, he was signed by BATE Borisov.[2] During UEFA Cup 2001/02 qualification match against FC Dinamo Tbilisi Zhevnov scored a goal from his own half. In 2005, was signed by FC Moscow. On 23 February 2010 Zenit St. Petersburg signed the Belarus international goalkeeper from FC Moscow on a four-year deal.[3]

International career[edit]

Zhevnov is the current Captain of the Belarus national football team[4] and has made over 30 appearances.[5] On 3 September 2010, Zhevnov captained Belarus to a shocking 1-0 victory over France at the Stade de France."This is definitely one of the biggest wins in our history, but it's going to take a bit of time before we realise what we've done," said Zhevnov. "Victories give you strength and confidence, so we hope to build on this."[6] Belarus have never appeared in a major tournament, and Zhevnov has set qualification out of Group D for the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament as the team's primary goalkeeper.

Personal life[edit]

He has Belarusian and Russian citizenships.

Career honours[edit]

BATE Borisov

Zenit Saint Petersburg



  1. ^ http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season%3D2013/clubs/player%3D46911/index.html
  2. ^ Yuri Zhevnov at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ "Юрий Жевнов – игрок «Зенита»!" [Yuri Zhevnov - a player for «Zenit»!] (in Russian). Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Yuriy ZhaunouFIFA competition record
  5. ^ "Belarus – Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on October 24, 2008. Retrieved 15 October 2008. 
  6. ^ Matthew Spiro (4 September 2010). "Zhevnov reveals Belarus disbelief at Paris win". UEFA. Retrieved 5 September 2010.