Elena Medved

  • Date of birth : 23/01/1985
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Russia Russia
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Elena Medved

Elena Medved

Previous clubs: Chertanovo Spartak Izmailovo

National team: Russia

Which player most inspired you? As a child, I liked Zinédine Zidane with his incredible vision, and clever and entertaining football. In the women's game, Marta. I still remember her technique from the Under-19 World Cup.

Which coach most inspired you? José Mourinho. This man has won the Italian, Spanish, English and Portuguese leagues, and I have liked the style of all of the clubs at which he has worked.

Best player you've played with? Svetlana Petko.

Toughest opponent? Germany

What are your memories of your first club as a child? The moment of transition to a top division club. Then I realised that children's football was over.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Believe in yourself and move towards your goals.

Last updated: 25/09/12 17.04CET


UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Elena Medved
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 23/01/1985 (30)
  • Country: Russia
  • Squad number: 5
  • Club: Zorky ( RUS)

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Women's Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Round of 32)
    26/09/12: Stjarnan 0-0 Zorky
  • National team: UEFA Women's EURO (Qualifying group stage)
    22/10/11: Russia 4-1 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Russia WOCO111

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 08/10/2015 01:17 CET