Aleksandr Kerzhakov
association football player
Aleksandr Kerzhakov
Aleksandr Kerzhakov
Aleksandr Anatolyevich Kerzhakov (Russian: Александр Анатольевич Кержаков [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐnɐˈtolʲɪvʲɪtɕ kʲɪrʐɐˈkof]; born 27 November 1982) is a Russian football manager and a former Russian international striker. He is the manager of the Russia national under-18 football team. He is the most prolific goalscorer in the history of Russian football, with the number of goals scored in competitive games standing at 233. He is described as a forward who likes to "drop deep to link with the midfield, expecting players to break beyond him" for whom he creates space. A full international since 2002, Kerzhakov has earned 90 caps for Russia and played at two World Cups and two European Championships. In 2014, he surpassed the record held by Vladimir Beschastnykh for most goals for Russia.
Place of birth:Kingisepp
Date of birth:27 November 1982