Andrei Rubin

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August 14, 2022

Andrejs Rubins (Riga, November 26, 1978 – August 3, 2022) became a national team footballer. He participated in the 2004 European Championship as a member of the Latvian national team.

Career

In club team

In 1996, he started his career in the FK Auda team. In 1997, he played for Öster in Sweden. Between 1998 and 2000, he played for Skonto, where he won three league titles (1998, 1999, 2000). He played for Crystal Palace from 2000 to 2003. At the end of 2003, he was confirmed by Spartak Moscow. Between 2003 and 2004, he strengthened the Sinnyik Yaroslavl team, and between 2005 and 2007 he was a player for Spartak again, but he was loaned out twice, first to Sinnyik Yaroslavl (2006) and then to FK Liepājas Metalurgs. From 2008 to 2010, he played in Azerbaijan for the Inter Bakı team, with which he won the Azeri championship in 2010. From 2010 to 2011, Qarabağ played for Simurq from 2011 to 2012.

In the national team

Between 1998 and 2011, he played 117 times in the Latvian national team and scored 9 goals. He is second in the all-time ranking behind Vitālijs Astafjevs. He participated in the 2004 European Championship.

His successes, awards

Skonto RigaLett champion (3): 1998, 1999, 2000 Latvian Cup winner (2): 1998, 2000 Spartak Moscow Russian Championship runner-up (1): 2005 Liepājas MetalurgsBalti League winner (1): 2007 İnter BakıAzeri champion (1): 2009–10

Notes

Resources

Andrejs Rubins on the national-football-teams.com website