Giorgi Megreladze

Giorgi Merabovich Megreladze (born 21 July 1978) is a retired Georgian footballer. He is the son of former Georgian football player and FC Torpedo Kutaisi star Merab Megreladze. At the start of the 2006–07 season Megreladze signed up to play for FK Baku.[1] He also played, among other clubs, for FC Dinamo Tbilisi and FC Torpedo Kutaisi.[2][3] With the Georgia national football team he won only one game, on 12 August 1998 against Azerbaijan.[4] In 2009, he scored the first ever UEFA Europa League goal.[5]

Giorgi Megreladze
Personal information
Full name Giorgi Megreladze
Date of birth (1978-07-21) 21 July 1978 (age 43)
Place of birth Kutaisi, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 FC Samgurali Tskhaltubo 12 (5)
1994 FC Mertskhali Ozurgeti 7 (0)
1995–2000 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 124 (54)
2000–2001 ILTEX Lykoi F.C.
2002–2003 A.O. Patraikos
2003 FC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 16 (1)
2004–2005 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 34 (23)
2005–2006 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 22 (14)
2006–2007 FK Baku 6 (0)
2007 FC Zhetysu 8 (0)
2007–2008 FC Borjomi 6 (5)
2008–2009 FC Olimpi Rustavi 21 (8)
2009–2010 FC Shurtan Guzar 12 (3)
2010–2011 FC Zugdidi 8 (6)
2011–2012 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 26 (10)
2012 FC Mertskhali Ozurgeti
2012–2013 FC Shurtan Guzar 0 (0)
2013 FC Merani Martvili 1 (0)
National team
1998 Georgia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erkin Ibragimov (14 June 2006). "All change in Azerbaijan". UEFA.com. Retrieved 31 May 2009.
  2. ^ Soso Kotoreishvili (29 July 2005). "Dinamo start as favourites". UEFA.com. Retrieved 31 May 2009.
  3. ^ Vakhtang Bzikadze (14 January 2005). "Leaders Dinamo raid rivals". UEFA.com. Retrieved 31 May 2009.
  4. ^ GFF[dead link]
  5. ^ "Big guns make fast Europa League start". UEFA. Retrieved 17 September 2009.

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