Yury Aleksandrovich Gazinsky (Russian: Юрий Александрович Газинский, IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ gɐˈzʲinskʲɪj]; born 20 July 1989) is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Krasnodar and the Russia national team.
Gazinsky in 2014
|Full name||Yury Aleksandrovich Gazinsky|
|Date of birth||20 July 1989|
|Place of birth||
Khabarovsk Krai, Soviet Union
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
* 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 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. On 14 June 2018, he scored the first goal of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the 12th minute of the opening match against Saudi Arabia. Russia went on to win the match 5–0. He stayed on the bench in the Round of 16 defeat of Spain before appearing as a substitute in the quarterfinal shoot-out loss to Croatia.
- As of 13 May 2018
- As of 7 July 2018
- Scores and results list Russia's goal tally first.
|1.||14 June 2018||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia||Saudi Arabia||1–0||5–0||2018 FIFA World Cup|
- "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 24.
- Официальный сайт ФК "Краснодар" :: Новости :: Игроком «Краснодара» стал Юрий Газинский
- Игроком "Краснодара" стал Юрий Газинский (in Russian). FC Krasnodar. 31 May 2013.
- 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.
- SunSport Reporters (14 June 2018). "IT'S HERE! Russia 1–0 Saudi Arabia LIVE SCORE: Yury Gazinsky heads home the first goal of the World Cup for the hosts". The Sun. News Group Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
- FIFA.com. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - Matches - Russia - Saudi Arabia - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
- "Y. Gazinskiy". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
- "Gazinsky, Yury". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 June 2018.