Aleksei Ionov

  • Date of birth : 18/02/1989
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Russia Russia
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Aleksei Ionov

Aleksei Ionov

Clubs: FC Zenit St Petersburg

• Ionov rose through the youth system at Zenit before breaking into the first team and making his Premier-Liga debut in 2008 as a late substitute against FC Spartak Moskva.

• Increased his number of first-team appearances in 2009 and 2010, winning the league title in the latter season.

• Made his European debut in the first match of Zenit's triumphant 2007/08 UEFA Cup campaign, a second qualifying round first leg against FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce (2-0); opened the scoring on each of his first two starts in Europe, against HNK Hajduk Split (3-2 away) and RSC Anderlecht (3-1 at home) in the 2010/11 UEFA Europa League.

• A member of Russia's team in qualifying for the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, he made his senior international debut in a friendly against Qatar (1-1) on 29 March 2011.

Last updated: 06/04/11 18.44CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

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General info

  • Name: Aleksei Ionov
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 18/02/1989 (26)
  • Country: Russia
  • Squad number: 11
  • Club: Dinamo Moskva ( RUS)

  • Height: 177cm
  • Weight: 68kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Second qualifying round)
    16/08/07: Zlaté Moravce 0-2 Zenit
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    24/09/07: Russia 7-0 Estonia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Russia U-2171
Russia U-1961

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Dinamo Moskva144
Last updated: 09/09/2015 01:16 CET