Eduard Ratnikov

Eduard Ratnikov (born 13 September 1983 in Pärnu) is a retired Estonian football player. He has played in Romanian Liga I club Oţelul Galaţi where his contract with the Romanian Liga I club Oțelul Galați was terminated after just a few appearances for the club.[2]

Eduard Ratnikov
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-09-13) 13 September 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth Pärnu, Estonia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1999 FC Puuma Tallinn[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 FC Levadia 68 (8)
2002Pärnu Levadia (loan) ? (?)
2005–2007 Beroe Stara Zagora 19 (0)
2007 JK Maag Tammeka 15 (3)
2007 Oțelul Galați 3 (0)
2008 FC Irtysh Pavlodar 1 (0)
2008 FC TVMK Tallinn 15 (6)
2009 Narva Trans 31 (5)
2010 Levadia Tallinn 11 (0)
2011 Tallinna FC Akhtamar 9 (5)
2011–2012 SK Kiviõli Tamme Auto 23 (3)
2012 JK Tallinna Kalev 9 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2012

He than had a brief spell in Kazakhstan, before returning to his former club FC Levadia Tallinn. After leaving Levadia Tallinn, Ratnikov played for Esiliiga club SK Kiviõli Tamme Auto, before returning to the Meistriliiga halfway through the 2012 Season after signing with his father's side JK Tallinna Kalev.

Prior to his move to Romania, Ratnikov had spells at Estonian Meistriliiga clubs Maag Tammeka Tartu, Levadia Tallinn and Bulgarian team Beroe Stara Zagora.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

His father Sergei is a former international player for Estonia, while his brother Daniil also plays as a professional footballer.


  1. ^ Eduard Ratnikov , famous players from FC Puuma
  2. ^ F.C. Otelul Galati - Otelul s-a despartit de trei jucatori din lot
  3. ^ Stefanov, Stefan (5 February 2005). "Берое" взима изгонен от ЦСКА" (in Bulgarian).

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