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FC Zenit Saint Petersburg
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Full name Football Club Zenit
Nickname(s) FC Zenit
Founded 1925
Ground Gazprom Arena,
Saint Petersburg
Ground Capacity 67,800
Owner Russia Gazprom
Chairman Russia Aleksandr Medvedev
Head Coach Russia Sergei Semak
League Russian Premier League
2019–20 1st

FC Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russian: ФК "Зенит" Санкт-Петербург) is a Russian football club from Saint Petersburg. Founded in 1925 (or in 1914 according to some Russian sources), the club plays in the Russian Premier League and currently is the richest in the country, due to the sponsorship of Gazprom.

Zenit are the 2007 champions of the Russian Premier League, the holders of the 2008 UEFA Cup and of the 2008 UEFA Super Cup after beating Manchester United 2-1 in Monaco. Zenit won Russian Cup in 2010. They defeated Sibir in the final with the score 1-0.




Soviet Union

  • Soviet Top League : 1 (1984)
  • Soviet Cup : 1 (1944)
  • Soviet Super Cup : 1 (1984)
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