Biography of Pavel Pogrebnyak
ChildhoodPavel Pogrebnyak was born into a family of indigenous Muscovites. Mama Larisa Vladimirovna worked as a nurse, her father, Viktor Nikolayevich, as a driver at a Moscow factory. The father is a fan of the Moscow club "Spartak" and a big fan of football, all sons attached to his favorite sport. The whole house “stood on the ears” when Pogrebnyak Sr. and his sons practiced head-on and everyone watched football matches together, and the yard competitions were a daily thing for the male part of the family.
At the age of 6, the father led the firstborn to the school of CSKA, but little Paul was frightened and decided to wait for the start of classes. But in the club "Torpedo" little football player liked more, and under the guidance of coach Alexander Gostenin, he worked before the start of school. But after that he moved to the playpen of Spartak, which was closer to home. The younger brothers Pogrebnyak, Cyril and Nikolai are now in favor of Tom, in the youth composition. Igor Shalimov, who played for Spartak at number eight, was a favorite footballer in Pavel’s childhood.And Pogrebnyak gave his eighth number in Zenit to him.
Career in Russian clubsHaving been involved in football at children's school at Spartak Moscow since 7 years, Pavel Pogrebnyak since 2001 has been on the reserve team of Spartak Moscow.
Successful soccer player and family man
In 2003, Pavel Pogrebnyak was leased by the Kaliningrad club Baltika, which included 40 games and scored 15 goals. In the games of the season 2004/2005, he held 16 meetings with Spartak and scored 2 goals, after which he was rented by the Khimki Moscow Region club, where he played 12 games and scored 6 goals. At the end of 2005, Pogrebnyak again played on loan from Shinnik Yaroslavl and scored 4 goals in 23 matches.
In 2006, for 2 million euros, Paul became a player of the Tomsk club “Tom”. The first season in Tomsk, Paul spent brilliantly. 13 goals in 26 games attracted the attention of breeders. At the end of the season, Pogrebnyak received an invitation to a Russian national team review and from the St. Petersburg Zenit coach. At the end of 2006, Pavel Pogrebnyak signed a contract and joined the St. Petersburg club Zenit for 5 million euros.
As part of the St. Petersburg "Zenith" Pogrebnyak received the title "Champion of Russia in 2007" and became a member of the ranking of 33 best players of Russia in 2007. In the 2008 games, Pogrebnyak, together with the Zenit team, won the Super Cup of Russia. In the UEFA Cup 2007–08, he scored 10 goals, received the title of “Top Scorer”, dividing him with Luca Toni. Despite the fact that Pogrebnyak did not participate in the cup final due to the large number of yellow cards.
Everything will be at its best!
Career in foreign FCIn January 2009, Zenit was planning a deal with English Blackburn Rovers for the sale of Pavel Pogrebnyak, but the clubs could not agree on the value of the deal. In August 2009, the German “Stuttgart” bought the Russian forward for 4.5 million euros. A three-year contract was signed with a salary of 4 million euros per year. The Russian striker made his debut on the field for Stuttgart on August 8, 2009 in a match with the Wolfsburg team, the reigning champion of Germany. But he scored the first goal against Freiburg on August 15, 2009, in the same match he shot a penalty. In the match of September 18, 2010 against Borussia, Pogrebnyak scored a hat-trick and the team won with a score of 7: 0.
Pavel Pogrebnyak and Maria Pogrebnyak. Love story
Pavel has spent 8 matches in the Fulham Championship in the Championship of England and scored 6 goals. Coach Martin Yol promised the attacker a game in the first team, on the condition that he will do his best for 100. This is rare in the English Premier League, foreign favorites are more likely to sit on the bench or play in the second team. Now the administration of Fulham is negotiating with the Germans about the purchase of Pavel Pogrebnyak and the conclusion of a contract with him. At the moment, various breeders from many countries and clubs are interested in Pavel Pogrebnyak. Among which are "Aston Villa" and "Sunderland". Pogrebnyak himself wants to play in Manchester United, now his favorite player is David Beckham.
Pogrebnyak in the Russian teamAfter the successful 2006 season in Tom, Pogrebnyak, at the invitation of Guus Hiddink, began to participate in all the gatherings of the country's main team. For the first time in the Russian national team, Pavel Pogrebnyak entered the field in a match against the Latvian national team on August 16, 2006. Substitute Bilyaletdinov, in the 90th minute, scored the only goal of the match.
Diary of his wife. Pavel Pogrebnyak
The personal life of Pavel PogrebnyakMarried, father of two children. He met his future wife Maria in school years, she studied in the seventh, and he in the tenth grade. At first they were just friends, after graduating from Masha school began to meet. After eight years of communication, we decided to register a relationship. The wedding was not planned at all.
With wife and son