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Sergei Ignashevich

Published: Friday 1 January 2010, 10.31CET
PFC CSKA Moskva
Published: Friday 1 January 2010, 10.31CET

Sergei Ignashevich

PFC CSKA Moskva

Clubs: PFC Krylya Sovetov Samara, FC Lokomotiv Moskva, PFC CSKA Moskva 

• A native Muscovite, he returned to his home city when joining FC Lokomotiv Moskva from PFC Krylya Sovetov Samara in 2001; won the Russian Cup with Lokomotiv that same year and the Premier-Liga in 2002 as well as reaching the last 16 of the 2002/03 UEFA Champions League.

• Departed for city rivals CSKA on a free transfer in 2004; added Premier-Liga titles in 2005 and 2006 plus Russian Cup wins in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009.

• Ever-present in CSKA's 2004/05 UEFA Cup triumph, scoring two goals in nine games – against SL Benfica and AJ Auxerre.

• First capped in August 2002, he was a key man in Russia's UEFA EURO 2004 qualification, starting all ten matches and hitting three goals, but missed the finals with a knee injury; had to wait another four years for his major tournament bow, at UEFA EURO 2008, where he started four games as Russia reached the semi-finals.

• Began the 2011 season in prolific fashion, scoring four goals in CSKA's first six matches in all competitions, including both in an opening-day 2-0 win against FC Amkar Perm.

• Had appeared in all bar one of CSKA's matches in the transitional 2011/12 Premier-Liga campaign when he broke a toe in his right foot two months before the start of the UEFA European Championship but still plays in all three of Russia's group games as they fail to make the quarter finals. 

• Claimed the Russian Premier League and Russian Cup double with CSKA in in 2012/13.

UEFA honours
UEFA Cup:
winner 2005

Last updated: 26/07/13 16.56CET

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