Yuri Savichev

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Yuri Savichev
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Personal information
Full name Yuri Nikolayevich Savichev
Date of birth (1965-02-13) 13 February 1965 (age 53)
Place of birth Moscow, Russian SFSR
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984 FShM Moscow
1984–1990 FC Torpedo Moscow 135 (47)
1990–1992 Olympiacos F.C. 45 (16)
1992–1994 1. FC Saarbrücken 69 (20)
1994–2000 FC St. Pauli 88 (26)
Total 337 (109)
National team
1988–1990 Soviet Union 8 (0)
Teams managed
Niendorfer TSV (assistant coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Yuri Nikolayevich Savichev (Russian: Юрий Николаевич Савичев, born 13 February 1965 in Moscow) is a former football striker.[1] He is an identical twin brother of Nikolai Savichev and an uncle of Daniil Savichev.

International career[edit]

He played for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Olympic Games, where Savichev struck the winning goal during extra-time in the 103rd minute of the final against Romário's Brazil. He made his debut for USSR on 19 October 1988 in a 1990 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Austria. He was not selected for the final tournament squad.



  1. ^ "Savichev, Yuri" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 

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