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Vladimir Granat

Vladimir Granat

Clubs: FC Zvezda Irkutsk, FC Dinamo Moskva, FC Sibir Novosibirsk (loan)

• Started his career with FC Zvezda Irkutsk in the Russian third division before moving to Dinamo in 2005 at the age of 17.

• Unable to break into the Dinamo first XI, he spent the latter part of the 2006 season on loan at second-tier FC Sibir Novosibirsk.

• Back at Dinamo in 2007, he cemented his place in the team, starting 27 matches, the first of them on 18 March in a derby at home to PFC CSKA Moskva, as Andrei Kobelev's side finished sixth in the Premier-Liga; made only 11 appearances the following season, however, as the club finished third.

• Made his UEFA club competition debut in a 2009/10 UEFA Champions League qualifier against Celtic FC in Glasgow, winning the match 1-0 but losing the second leg 2-0 at home.

• Scored his first Premier-Liga goal on 17 July 2010 in 3-2 home win against FC Rostov; not on target at all in his 39 Premier-Liga starts over the extended 2011/12 campaign.

• Uncapped at international level when he was named in Russia's UEFA EURO 2012 squad he failed to get off the bench at the finals, eventually making his international debut in a 4-1 World Cup qualifying win against Luxembourg in August 2013. 

UEFA honours

Last updated: 21/03/14 17.32CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Vladimir Granat
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 22/05/1987 (28)
  • Country: Russia
  • Squad number: 13
  • Club: Spartak Moskva ( RUS)

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 80kg

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

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    29/07/09: Celtic 0-1 Dinamo Moskva
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    22/08/07: Kazakhstan 0-3 Russia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Russia U-2170

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
Dinamo Moskva20
UEFA Europa League
Dinamo Moskva80
Last updated: 09/09/2015 01:16 CET