Rinat Abdulin

Rinat Abdulin (Russian: Ренат Абдулин; born 14 April 1982) is a Kazakh retired footballer.

Rinat Abdulin
Personal information
Full name Rinat Abdulin
Date of birth (1982-04-14) 14 April 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth Soviet Union
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2008 Kairat Almaty 144 (6)
2009–2010 Lokomotiv Astana 16 (1)
2010 Tobol 10 (0)
2011 Vostok 26 (1)
2012 Kaisar 25 (0)
2013 Ordabasy 7 (0)
2013–2014 Atyrau 48 (2)
2015–2017 Ordabasy 47 (0)
2017–2019 Okzhetpes 54 (1)
National team
2002–2016 Kazakhstan 26 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Abdulin haw previously played for Kairat Almaty.[2]

On 15 June 2017, Abdulin moved from FC Ordabasy to FC Okzhetpes.[3] He retired at the end of 2019.[4]

International careerEdit

He scored his first goal for Kazakhstan on 1 April 2009 in a 5–1 defeat to Belarus in a World Cup qualifying match.[5] In his next appearance, he fouled England striker Emile Heskey to concede a penalty in a 4–0 defeat.[6]

Even so, he created a shock in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying by scoring the goal to take the lead over the World Cup's eventual third place team Netherlands in the Amsterdam ArenA. Kazakhstan eventually lost 1–3, but it marked for the first time ever a Central Asian side had taken the lead over the world's strongest teams.

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 April 2009 Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan   Belarus 1–0 1–5 2010 FIFA World Cup qual.
2. 10 October 2014 Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands   Netherlands 0–1 3–1 UEFA Euro 2016 qual.
Correct as of 13 January 2017[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rinat Abdulin at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Профиль: Абдулин Ринат" (in Kazakh). Sbornaya. Archived from the original on 6 April 2009. Retrieved 7 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Официально: Ренат Абдулин – игрок ФК Окжетпес". okzhetpes.kz (in Russian). FC Okzhetpes. 15 June 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Могли историю сотворить, а он взял и обосрал все". Абдулин - о завершении карьеры, Джолчиеве, Карповиче и деньгах, vesti.kz, 9 June 2020
  5. ^ "News". Radio Station Belarus. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 30 April 2009.
  6. ^ "Kazakhstan 0-4 England". BBC Sport. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  7. ^ Football PLAYER: Renat Abdulin

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