Ramil Sheydaev

Ramil Sheydaev




Country: Russia/Azerbaijan

Date of birth: 15/03/1996 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Saint Petersburg (Russia)

Height: 1,87m

Youth career: Zenit Saint Petersburg

Current club: Zenit Saint Petersburg

Squad number: 90

Current national team: Russia U-19

Position: centre forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100,000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (2/0), 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup (4/2), UEFA Youth League 2013/2014 (5/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2016

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Mario Gomez



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Style of play:

– target man/number “9”

– one-on-one situation specialist

– killer instinct in front of goal

– selfish in the final third

– indirect set-piece threat

– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play

– aerial threat in the opposition box


He is best suited to playing as:

Centre forward in 4-2-3-1.






2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship winner with Russia.


League summary:

2. Division 2013/2014: 5 matches/2 goals (Zenit II)

2. Division 2014/2015 (ongoing): 11 matches/11 goals (Zenit II)



Ramil Sheydaev comes from Zenit’s youth academy, which has been very prosperous for many years. Recentl graduates include Vyacheslav Malafeev, Igor Denisov or Andrey Arshavin. It’s worth noting that Ramil has Azerbaijani roots, but has been a youth Russian international since 2011. He’s already managed to get nearly 50 caps for the various youth teams. The wider world first heard of him at 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, where he didn’t play due to suspension, but joined the team for the semifinal and final, where he scored in the penalty shoot-out and won the European Championship with his side. A few months later, he played at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, where he scored two goals, but young Sborna got knocked out against Brazil in the last 16. Currently he is one of the biggest stars in the U-19 Russian national team. 




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.



Transfermarkt: http://www.transfermarkt.com/ramil-sheydaev/profil/spieler/263956

Soccerway: http://int.soccerway.com/players/ramil-sheydaev/269462/

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