Aleksandr Golovin

Aleksandr Golovin




Full name in native alphabet: Александр Сергеевич Головин

Country: Russia

Date of birth: 30/05/1996 (19 years old)

Place of birth: Kaltan, Kemerovo Region (Russia)

Height: 180cm

Youth career: Metallurg Novokuznetsk, CSKA Moscow (since 2012)

Current club: CSKA Moscow

Squad number: 60

Current national team: Russia (1 cap)

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 100,000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (5/0), 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup (4/1), UEFA Youth League 2013/2014 (6/2), UEFA Youth League 2014/2015 (6/1), 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (3/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2016

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Miralem Pjanić & Dani Parejo



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Style of play:

– playmaker/creative number “8”/trequartista

– likes to shoot from distance

– dead-ball specialist

– very good in combination play

– likes to play through balls

– often uses his creativity to set up goals for other players

– often makes defense splitting passes

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– ability to pass the ball under pressure in breakaway situations

– excellent vision and ability to read the game

– great control with the ball at his feet

– excellent range of passing

– likes to hold on to the ball and assess passing options on the move

– naturally receptive to new techniques and tactics


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-4-2.






2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship winner with Russia.


League summary:

Russian Premier League 2014/2015: 7 matches/0 goals (CSKA Moscow)



Aleksandr Golovin joined CSKA Moscow youth academy in 2012 from a small club Metallurg Novokuznetsk. In 2013, he was one of the most important players for Russia at UEFA European Under-17 Championship, where young “Sborna” unexpectedly won the title. He made his Russian Football Premier League debut for CSKA on 14 March 2015 in a league fixture against Mordovia Saransk, in which he replaced Bibras Natkho after 72 minutes. On 7 June 2015, after a surprising call-up, he made his debut for Russia senior national team in a friendly game against Belarus at the Arena Khimki, replacing captain Roman Shirokov in the 61st minute and scoring Russia’s second goal of a 4–2 victory 16 minutes later.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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