Daler Adyamovich Kuzyayev (Russian: Далер Адьямович Кузяев, IPA: [dɐˈlʲer ɐˈdʲjaməvʲɪtɕ kʊˈzʲæ(j)ɪf], Tatar: Cyrillic Дәлир Әдһәм улы Хуҗаев, Latin Dälir Ädhäm ulı Xucaev; born 15 January 1993) is a Russian football player of Tatar descent who currently plays for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. He plays at the central midfielder or right midfielder positions.
|Full name||Daler Adyamovich Kuzyayev|
|Date of birth||15 January 1993|
|Place of birth||Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|FC Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|2004–2007||Kolomyagi Saint Petersburg|
|2007–2012||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|2017–||Zenit Saint Petersburg||39||(7)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2018
On 14 June 2017, he signed a 3-year contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. On his Zenit debut on 16 July 2017, he scored the first goal of his professional career, opening scoring in a game against FC SKA-Khabarovsk 7 minutes after coming into the game as a half-time substitute.
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 appeared as a second-half substitute in every group stage game, before starting both knock-out stage games - the Round of 16 defeat of Spain and the quarterfinal shoot-out loss to Croatia.
- As of 13 May 2018
|FC Karelia Petrozavodsk||2012–13||PFL||22||0||1||0||–||23||0|
|FC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk||2013–14||FNL||15||0||1||0||–||16||0|
|FC Terek Grozny||2013–14||Russian Premier League||1||0||0||0||–||1||0|
|FC Zenit Saint Petersburg||2017–18||Russian Premier League||26||6||1||0||9||1||36||7|
- Statistics accurate as of match played 7 July 2018.
- "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 24.
- "Career Summary". Russian Football Union. 4 November 2012. Archived from the original on 3 September 2013.
- "Match Report". Russian Premier League. 15 May 2014.
- Далер Кузяев возвращается в «Зенит» (in Russian). FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. 14 June 2017.
- Уверенно победили Корею (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 7 October 2017.
- "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.
- Daler Kuzyayev at National-Football-Teams.com
- Verth, Manuel (12 October 2017). "Daler Kuzyaev – From Academy Reject to Star in the Making". Retrieved 9 May 2018.