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Denis Polyakov

Denis Polyakov

Clubs: FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk

Under-21 debut: 0-1 v Turkey (09/02/2011)

Senior international debut: 4-0 v Oman (17/11/2010)

• One of the younger members of the Belarus squad at the 2011 U21 finals, he turned 20 in April 2011.

• A regular at Shakhtyor since the start of the 2010 season, he went into the finals with 40 league appearances to his name, and was a losing finalist at the 2011 Commonwealth Cup, the friendly tournament that brings together clubs from the former Soviet Union, missing a penalty as his side lost 6-5 to FC İnter Bakı on spot kicks.

• Made his senior international debut when he was just 19, coming on for the final 15 minutes of a 4-0 friendly victory against Oman, but did not feature in the U21 qualifying campaign.

Last updated: 16/10/12 3.01CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Denis Polyakov
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 17/04/1991 (24)
  • Country: Belarus

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Second qualifying round)
    14/07/11: Shakhtyor 0-1 Ventspils
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    06/10/09: Serbia 5-0 Belarus

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Belarus U-21110
Belarus U-1930

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 30/09/2015 01:17 CET