Yury Gazinsky


Yury Gazinsky Bio

Who is Yury Gazinsky

Yury Aleksandrovich Gazinsky better known as Yury Gazinsky is a Russian professional footballer who currently plays as a defensive midfielder with the FC Krasnodar and Russian national team. He started his professional career with the club Smena Komsomolsk-na-Amure in 2007. On 14 June 2018, he scored the first goal of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the 12th minute of the opening match against Saudi Arabia, Russia went on to win the game 5–0

Early Life (Childhood)

Since his childhood, Gazinsky was passionate about football. He started his youth career with Smena Komsomolsk-na-Amure, where he played from 2003 to 2007.

Interesting Facts

Gazinsky started his professional career with Smena Komsomolsk-na-Amure senior club in 2007. On Ist of August, he went to play with Luch-Energiya for an undisclosed fee. He later transferred to Torpedo Moscow, where he played from 2012 to 2013. He is currently playing for Krasnodar with whom he penned a three-year contract on 1st July 2013, in a deal worth £225K. He also scored 5 goals in 128 apps. He is in contract until 30th June 2021 with Krasnodar.

Personal Life

Gazinsky married his long-term girlfriend, Alexandra Ivanova-Gazinskaya after having an affair in June 2015. They together have a daughter, Sophie, born on 20th December 2016. If we analyze his official Instagram account, he has shared numerous snaps with his wife and daughter in a beautiful destination including the Maldives, U.A.E. Her wife is a personal stylist and image consultant. She is active on Youtube where she often posts the video about style, fashion and many more.


As a successful player, Gazinsky he might have won numerous awards but more than that, he has massive of fans and followers from around the world.


To date, Gazinsky has not been the part of any rumor and controversy.