Retired former captain “Zenith” has returned to football


www.vsyako.netAlexander Anyukov Photo: Alexander Halperin / RIA Novosti

Defender Alexander Anyukov will continue his career in Samara “Wings of the Soviets”. This was reported on the website of the St. Petersburg “Zenith”, which was previously made by the player.

Anyukov has signed a contract until the end of the season 2019/2020. 36-year-old defender in the summer decided to quit football and joined the coaching staff of “Zenit” to help the coach of the team Sergey Semak to work with line of defense. Now the Russians will resume his career.

Anyukov was captain of “Zenit”. He five times won the championship of Russia, and in 2008 became the winner of the UEFA Cup. Consisting of St. Petersburg, the defender has played 417 games in which he scored 13 goals and gave 30 assists.

The player has passed in “Zenith” in 2005 from the “Wings”. As part of the Samara team he made his debut in the championship of Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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