Aleksei Ionov facts for kids
Ionov with Russia national team in 2020
|Full name||Aleksei Sergeyevich Ionov|
|Date of birth||18 February 1989|
|Place of birth||Kingisepp, Russian SFSR|
|–2007||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|2007–2012||Zenit Saint Petersburg||46||(3)|
|2016–2017||→ CSKA Moscow (loan)||24||(3)|
† Appearances (Goals).
He started playing football at the age of six. Later he graduated from SCYSSOR Zenit, and started playing for Zenit Reserves in 2007.
On 3 June 2013, Ionov moved to Anzhi Makhachkala for 5 million euros.
In June 2016, Ionov moved to CSKA Moscow on a season-long loan.
On 31 August 2017, he signed a 3-year contract with FC Rostov.
On 15 October 2020, he moved to FC Krasnodar and signed a 2.5-year contract with the club.
Ionov was a part of the Russia U-21 side that competed in the 2011 European Under-21 Championship qualification.
He made his senior national team debut on 29 March 2011 in a friendly against Qatar. He played his first competitive national team game in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg on 6 September 2013.
On 2 June 2014, he was included in the Russia's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.
After a two-year break, he was called up for games against Turkey and Czech Republic in September 2018. He scored his first two goals for the national squad on 10 September 2018 in a friendly against the Czech Republic which was played at his club's home stadium, Rostov Arena.
On 11 May 2021, he was included in the preliminary extended 30-man squad for UEFA Euro 2020. On 2 June 2021, he was included in the final squad. He did not appear in any games as Russia was eliminated at group stage.
|Zenit Saint Petersburg||2007||Russian Premier League||0||0||1||0||3||2||–||4||2|
|Kuban Krasnodar||2011–12||Russian Premier League||7||1||0||0||–||–||7||1|
|Anzhi Makhachkala||2013–14||Russian Premier League||6||0||0||0||–||–||6||0|
|CSKA Moscow (loan)||2016–17||24||3||1||0||3||0||1||0||29||3|
|Total (2 spells)||81||18||4||0||14||4||0||0||99||22|
|Rostov||2017–18||Russian Premier League||21||5||1||0||–||–||22||5|
|Krasnodar||2020–21||Russian Premier League||19||4||1||0||2||0||–||22||4|
- As of match played 19 November 2019. Russia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Ionov goal.
|1||10 September 2018||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia||13||Czech Republic||1–0||5–1||Friendly|
|3||11 June 2019||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia||20||Cyprus||1–0||1–0||UEFA Euro 2020 qualification|
|4||19 November 2019||San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, San Marino||26||San Marino||4–0||5–0|
Zenit St. Petersburg
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