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Anton Miranchuk
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Miranchuk with Lokomotiv Moscow in 2019
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 27)
Place of birth Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Russia
Height 1.85 m
Playing position Left winger
Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club Lokomotiv Moscow
Number 11
Youth career
2008–2010 Olymp Slavyansk-na-Kubani
2011 Spartak Moscow
2011–2017 Lokomotiv Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Lokomotiv Moscow 123 (28)
2016 → Levadia Tallinn (loan) 30 (14)
National team
2013 Russia U18 8 (0)
2013 Russia U19 2 (0)
2016 Russia U21 1 (0)
2017– Russia 20 (3)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2022.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2022

Anton Andreyevich Miranchuk (Russian: Антон Андреевич Миранчук; IPA: [ɐnˈton ɐnˈdrʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ mʲɪrɐnˈtɕuk]; born 17 October 1995) is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a left winger or attacking midfielder for Lokomotiv Moscow and the Russia national team.

Club career

Youth career

Born in Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Miranchuk joined Spartak Moscow from his hometown football school Olymp. He was dismissed from the club because of weak physical abilities. After that, he and his twin brother Aleksei moved to Lokomotiv Moscow.

Lokomotiv Moscow

On 30 October 2013, Miranchuk made his competitive debut in senior football in a Russian Cup game against Rotor Volgograd replacing Victor Obinna in the 88th minute.

Loan to Levadia

On 2 February 2016, Miranchuk was sent on loan to Estonian club Levadia Tallinn. He made his debut for the new team on 2 April 2016, in a 1–1 home draw with Nõmme Kalju. On 30 June 2016, Miranchuk made his debut in UEFA Europa League, in a 1–1 draw with Faroese side HB in a first qualifying round. By the end of 2016 Meistriliiga season, he scored 14 goals.

Return to Lokomotiv Moscow

Miranchuk made his debut in the Russian Premier League for Lokomotiv Moscow on 9 April 2017 in a game against FC Rostov. On 24 October 2018, he scored his first UEFA Champions League goal in a 3–1 home defeat against Porto in the 2018–19 season. On 27 October 2020, he scored a goal in a 1–2 home defeat against Bayern Munich in the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League. He scored again on 3 November against Atlético Madrid in the same competition.

International career

Miranchuk made his debut for Russia national football team on 7 October 2017 in a friendly game against South Korea.

On 11 May 2018, he was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad. On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized World Cup squad. He did not make any appearances at the tournament as Russia was eliminated by Croatia in the quarterfinal shoot-out.

Personal life

He is the identical twin brother of Aleksei Miranchuk, who is also his teammate on the Russia national team.

Career statistics

Club

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lokomotiv Moscow 2013–14 Russian Premier League 0 0 1 0 1 0
2014–15 Russian Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Russian Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Russian Premier League 3 0 0 0 3 0
2017–18 Russian Premier League 29 4 1 0 10 1 1 0 41 5
2018–19 Russian Premier League 26 11 7 4 6 1 1 0 40 16
2019–20 Russian Premier League 17 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 19 3
2020–21 Russian Premier League 23 4 2 0 6 3 1 0 32 7
2021–22 Russian Premier League 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 1
2022–23 Russian Premier League 5 2 0 0 5 2
Total 112 25 11 4 23 5 5 0 151 34
Levadia Tallinn (loan) 2016 Meistriliiga 30 14 1 0 4 1 35 15
Career total 142 39 12 4 27 6 5 0 186 49

International

Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Russia 2017 2 0
2018 5 0
2019 4 1
2020 8 2
2022 1 0
Total 20 3
Scores and results list Russia's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Miranchuk goal.
List of international goals scored by Anton Miranchuk
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 8 June 2019 Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia  San Marino 4–0 9–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification
2 6 September 2020 Puskás Aréna, Budapest, Hungary  Hungary 1–0 3–2 2020–21 UEFA Nations League B
3 11 October 2020 VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia  Turkey 1–0 1–1 2020–21 UEFA Nations League B

Honours

Lokomotiv Moscow

See also

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