Roman Sharonov

  • Date of birth : 08/09/1976
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Russia Russia
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Roman Sharonov

Roman Sharonov

The captain of FC Rubin Kazan, the club with whom he has spent the bulk of his career, Roman Sharonov received an out-of-the-blue call-up to Russia's UEFA EURO 2012 squad having not represented his country for almost eight years. A composed and experienced defender, he can play at right-back or in the centre.

• A native Muscovite, he started out at FC Lokomotiv Moskva but only represented the club's second team before, at 21, he tried his luck in China with Shanghai Fuabo FC.

• Returned to Russia and helped FC Metallurg Krasnoyarsk win promotion to the second tier before joining Rubin; spent four seasons in that division with the Kazan club, eventually achieving promotion to the Premier-Liga in 2002.

• Established himself in the top flight over the next two years and won his first Russia cap in March 2004 – in a 2-2 draw against Bulgaria in Sofia – before travelling to Portugal for UEFA EURO 2004, where he was sent off in the opening game against Spain (0-1).

• Profile faded after a 2005 move to FC Terek Grozny, who finished bottom of the Premier-Liga and were relegated; spent the next two seasons in the second tier, the second of them with champions FC Shinnik Yaroslavl, making 34 appearances in the club's title-winning campaign.

• Back at Rubin for the start of the 2008 season, which would end with the  Tatarstantsi's first Russian title, his contribution being 26 starts and one goal; retained the crown in 2009 (25 appearances, two goals) and made five starts in UEFA Champions League but missed most of 2010 through injury before returning in style in 2011/12, his efforts being rewarded with a surprise international recall.

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 23/07/2013 13:12 CET
26.09.2012Russian CupFifth roundYeniseyYenisey2-1RubinRubin9000
18.07.2013UEFA Europa LeagueSecond qualifying roundJagodinaJagodina2-3RubinRubin5900

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Roman Sharonov
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (age): 08/09/1976 (36)
  • Country: Russia
  • Squad number: 76
  • Club: Rubin ( RUS)

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 76kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Second qualifying round)
    12/08/04: Rapid Wien 0-2 Rubin
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    12/06/04: Spain 1-0 Russia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPG
Russia20
Total20

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPG
Rubin50
Total50
UEFA Europa League
ClubPG
Rubin20
Total20
Last updated: 04/05/2011 01:38 CET