|Date of birth||24 March 1931|
|Place of birth||Tbilisi, Georgian SSR|
|Date of death||23 December 1997(aged 66)|
|Place of death||Tbilisi, Georgia|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking Midfielder|
|1959||Soviet Union Olympic||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 February 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 February 2016
During his career he played for Spartak Tbilisi (1950-1951), Dynamo Tbilisi (1953-1956, 1959-1964), and Lokomotiv Moscow (1957-1958). He participated in the first ever European Nations' Cup in 1960, where the Soviets were champions, and played 3 matches for the Soviets at the Olympic level.
Zaur Kaloev was one of the most brilliant headers of his time. His Georgian friend and teammate Mikhail Meskhi said once ironically "if I want to score a goal, I have to make sure my cross hits Zaurs head. Because it will certainly result in a goal".
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