Aleksandr Yuryevich Yerokhin (Russian: Александр Юрьевич Ерохин; born 13 October 1989) is a Russian professional footballer who plays for Zenit St. Petersburg and the Russia national football team as a central midfielder.
|Full name||Aleksandr Yuryevich Yerokhin|
|Date of birth||13 October 1989|
|Place of birth||Barnaul, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Zenit St. Petersburg|
|2013||→ SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk (loan)||9||(2)|
|2013–2014||→ Ural Yekaterinburg (loan)||25||(2)|
|2017–||Zenit Saint Petersburg||41||(12)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018
He grew up in the youth team of FC Lokomotiv Moscow. In 2008, he signed for FC Sheriff Tiraspol, and played a few matches for the team that season. By the 2009 season he had become a first-team player and became its playmaker.
He was called up to the Russia national football team in August 2015 for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers against Sweden and against Liechtenstein. He made his debut for the team on 31 August 2016 in a friendly against Turkey.
On 11 May 2018, he was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad. On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized World Cup squad. He didn't make any group-stage appearances for the team, before he became the first player to be a fourth substitute in the extra time of the match after coming on to the field in the round of 16 match against Spain. He also appeared as a substitute in the quarterfinal shoot-out loss to Croatia.
|Sheriff Tiraspol||2007–08||Divizia Națională||7||2||0||0||0||0||7||2|
Statistics accurate as of match played 10 September 2018
- As of 10 September 2018 (Russia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Yerokhin goal)
|1.||10 September 2018||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia||Czech Republic||4–1||5–1||Friendly|
FC Sheriff Tiraspol
- "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 24.
- Полоз и Ерохин переходят в «Зенит» (in Russian). FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. 28 June 2017.
- "Zenit-SKA-Khabarovsk game report" (in Russian). Russian Premier League. 13 May 2018.
- Состав на Швецию и Лихтенштейн (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 21 August 2015.
- "Расширенный состав для подготовки к Чемпионату мира" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 11 May 2018.
- Заявка сборной России на Чемпионат мира FIFA 2018 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 3 June 2018.
- "A.Erokhin". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
- "Aleksandr Erokhin". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
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