Name
Yuri Zhirkov

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Born
1983 (38 years old)

Birth Place
Tambov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Position
Left Back

Team Number
18

Height
180 cm

Weight
75 kg

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Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov is a Russian footballer who plays for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

A left-sided player who can play full-back or winger, Zhirkov began his career at local club Spartak Tambov before joining top-flight CSKA Moscow in 2004. Domestic and European success followed, and in 2009 he moved to English Premier League club Chelsea for £18 million. After two seasons, he returned to Russia with Anzhi Makhachkala, who sold him to Dynamo Moscow in 2013. He then signed for Zenit in January 2016.

Zhirkov has earned over 90 international caps since 2005. His performance at UEFA Euro 2008, in which Russia reached the semi-finals, was recognised with his inclusion in the Team of the Tournament and award as well as Futbol's Russian Footballer of the Year. He was also selected to the Russian squads for Euro 2012, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where Russia hosted the tournament.


Career Honours


2020-2021

Zenit St Petersburg


2019-2020

Zenit St Petersburg


2019-2020

Zenit St Petersburg


2018-2019

Zenit St Petersburg


2015-2016

Dinamo Moscow


2009-2010

Chelsea


2009-2010

Chelsea


2008-2009

CSKA Moscow


2007-2008

CSKA Moscow


2006

CSKA Moscow


2005-2006

CSKA Moscow


2005

CSKA Moscow


2004-2005

CSKA Moscow


2004-2005

CSKA Moscow

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2004-2009

2009-2011

2011-2013

2013-2016

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