Andrei Arshavin

Date of birth29 May 1981
Place of birthSt Petersburg
NationalityRussian
Weight62 kg
Height1.72 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

The talented playmaker is widely considered to be his country's best current player, Andrei was voted into the All-Star team at Euro 2008 when Russia reached the semi-finals.

Arsenal paid a club record fee (reported to be £15milliion) in 2009 on a three-year contract

After excelling for the first couple of years, his career in England subsided and he returned to Zenit on loan in 2012.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Zenit St Petersburg 01 Jan 1998 02 Feb 2009
Arsenal 02 Feb 2009 30 Jun 2013
Zenit St Petersburg 24 Feb 2012 31 May 2012 L
Zenit St Petersburg 01 Jul 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2005-06 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Cup 1
2007-08 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Cup 1
2008-09 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1
2008-09 Arsenal Premier League 12
6
2
2008-09 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Super Cup
1
2009-10 Arsenal FA Cup
1
2009-10 Arsenal Premier League 25
5
10
2
2009-10 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 7
1
2
1
2010-11 Arsenal FA Cup 5
2010-11 Arsenal League Cup 3
1
1
2010-11 Arsenal Premier League 25
12
6
1
2010-11 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 3
3
3
2011-12 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1
2011-12 Arsenal League Cup 1
1
1
2011-12 Arsenal Premier League 8
11
1
1
2011-12 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 3
2
2012-13 Arsenal League Cup 2
1
2012-13 Arsenal Premier League
7
1
2012-13 Arsenal UEFA Champions League
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Nov 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Zenit St Petersburg L 1-0 UEFA Cup Group H
05 Dec 2007 Everton v Zenit St Petersburg L 1-0 UEFA Cup Group A
29 Aug 2008 Manchester United v Zenit St Petersburg W 1-2 UEFA Super Cup Final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Russia UEFA Under-21
2
2001-02 Russia LG Cup 1
2001-02 Russia UEFA Under-21
2
2001-02 Russia Under-21 1
1
1
2002-03 Russia Four Team Tournament 1
1
2002-03 Russia International Friendly
1
2002-03 Russia UEFA Under-21 1
2003-04 Russia International Friendly
1
2003-04 Russia UEFA Under-21 3
1
2003-04 Russia Under-21
1
2004-05 Russia FIFA World Cup 5
4
2004-05 Russia International Friendly 1
1
2005-06 Russia FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
2005-06 Russia International Friendly 2
2006-07 Russia International Friendly 2
2006-07 Russia UEFA European Championship 7
2
1
2007-08 Russia International Friendly 2
1
2007-08 Russia UEFA European Championship 8
3
1
1
2008-09 Russia FIFA World Cup 6
2
2008-09 Russia International Friendly 1
2009-10 Russia FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
2009-10 Russia International Friendly 1
1
2010-11 Russia International Friendly 4
2010-11 Russia UEFA European Championship 6
2011-12 Russia International Friendly 6
2011-12 Russia UEFA European Championship 7
2012-13 Russia International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Apr 2001 Yugoslavia v Russia D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 1
02 Jun 2001 Russia v Yugoslavia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 1
14 Aug 2001 France v Russia W 2-3 U21
01 Sep 2001 Slovenia v Russia W 1-3 UEFA U21 Group 1
05 Oct 2001 Russia v Switzerland D 3-3 UEFA U21 Group 1
16 Apr 2002 Germany v Russia L 2-1 U21
17 May 2002 Russia v Belarus L 1-1 (4-5) LG CUP
21 Aug 2002 Russia v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Feb 2003 Russia v Romania W 4-2 FOUR TEAM TOURNAMENT Final
29 Mar 2003 Albania v Russia W 1-4 UEFA U21 Group 10
19 Aug 2003 Russia v Germany W 2-1 U21
05 Sep 2003 Republic of Ireland v Russia L 2-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 10
09 Sep 2003 Russia v Switzerland L 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 10
10 Oct 2003 Russia v Georgia W 3-2 UEFA U21 Group 10
28 Apr 2004 Norway v Russia L 3-2 International Friendly
18 Aug 2004 Russia v Lithuania W 4-3 International Friendly
09 Oct 2004 Luxembourg v Russia W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
13 Oct 2004 Portugal v Russia L 7-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
26 Mar 2005 Liechtenstein v Russia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
30 Mar 2005 Estonia v Russia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
04 Jun 2005 Russia v Latvia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Jun 2005 Germany v Russia D 2-2 International Friendly
17 Aug 2005 Latvia v Russia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
03 Sep 2005 Russia v Liechtenstein W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
07 Sep 2005 Russia v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Oct 2005 Russia v Luxembourg W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Oct 2005 Slovakia v Russia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
01 Mar 2006 Russia v Brazil L 0-1 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Spain v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Aug 2006 Russia v Latvia W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2006 Russia v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2006 Russia v Israel D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
11 Oct 2006 Russia v Estonia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
15 Nov 2006 FYR Macedonia v Russia W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Feb 2007 Netherlands v Russia L 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Estonia v Russia W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
02 Jun 2007 Russia v Andorra W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Jun 2007 Croatia v Russia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
22 Aug 2007 Russia v Poland D 2-2 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Russia v FYR Macedonia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
12 Sep 2007 England v Russia L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Oct 2007 Russia v England W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Nov 2007 Israel v Russia L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
21 Nov 2007 Andorra v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
04 Jun 2008 Russia v Lithuania W 4-1 International Friendly
18 Jun 2008 Russia v Sweden W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
21 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Russia W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
26 Jun 2008 Russia v Spain L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
20 Aug 2008 Russia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Sep 2008 Russia v Wales W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
11 Oct 2008 Germany v Russia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
15 Oct 2008 Russia v Finland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
28 Mar 2009 Russia v Azerbaijan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
01 Apr 2009 Liechtenstein v Russia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Jun 2009 Finland v Russia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
12 Aug 2009 Russia v Argentina L 2-3 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Wales v Russia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Oct 2009 Russia v Germany L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Oct 2009 Azerbaijan v Russia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Nov 2009 Russia v Slovenia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
18 Nov 2009 Slovenia v Russia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
03 Mar 2010 Hungary v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Russia v Bulgaria W 1-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Andorra v Russia W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Sep 2010 Russia v Slovakia L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
08 Oct 2010 Republic of Ireland v Russia W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group B
12 Oct 2010 FYR Macedonia v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
17 Nov 2010 Russia v Belgium L 0-2 International Friendly
09 Feb 2011 Iran v Russia L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Armenia v Russia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
29 Mar 2011 Qatar v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2011 Russia v Armenia W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
10 Aug 2011 Russia v Serbia W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Russia v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Sep 2011 Russia v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Oct 2011 Slovakia v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
11 Oct 2011 Russia v Andorra W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
11 Nov 2011 Greece v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Denmark v Russia W 0-2 International Friendly
25 May 2012 Russia v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
29 May 2012 Lithuania v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2012 Italy v Russia W 0-3 International Friendly
08 Jun 2012 Russia v Czech Republic W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
12 Jun 2012 Poland v Russia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
16 Jun 2012 Greece v Russia L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
15 Aug 2012 Russia v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.