Igor Akinfeev Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography, Affairs & More

Igor Akinfeev

Full NameIgor Vladimirovich Akinfeev
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourGreen Hazel
Hair ColourBlack
DebutInternational- On 28 April 2004 for Russia against Norway
Club- On 31 May 2003 for CSKA Moscow against Krylya Sovetov Samara
Jersey Number#1 (Russia)
#35 (CSKA Moscow)
Coach/MentorStanislav Cherchesov, Viktor Goncharenko
Awards, Honours, Achievements Club

CSKA Moscow
• Russian Premier League: 2003, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2016
• Russian Cup: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13
• Russian Super Cup: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014
• UEFA Cup: 2004–05


• The Best Young football player of Russian Premier League: 2005
• Russian Premier League Player of the Year: 2012–13
• The Best Young goalkeeper of Europe: 2008
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 April 1986
Age (as in 2018)32 Years
BirthplaceVidnoye, Moscow Oblast, Russia
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownVidnoye, Moscow Oblast, Russia
SchoolCSKA Sports School
College/UniversityMoscow State Academy of Physical Culture
Educational QualificationDiploma in Specialist Goalkeeper
HobbiesFishing, Playing Billiards
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsValeria Yakunchikova (Dancer/Model)
Igor Akinfeev with his ex-girlfriend Valeria Yakunchikova
Marriage Date2014
Wife/SpouseEkaterina Garun (Model)
Igor Akinfeev with his wife Ekaterina Garun
ChildrenSon- Danil
Daughter- Evangelina
ParentsFather- Vladimir Vasilievich (Truck Driver)
Igor Akinfeev with his father
Mother- Irina Vladimorovna (Kindergarten Teacher)
SiblingsBrother- Yevgeny Akinfeev
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite BandRuki Vverkh! (Hands Up!)
Favourite SingerSergey Zhukov
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$2.5 Million (₹17 Crore)
Net Worth (approx.)$5 Million (₹35 Crore)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Igor Akinfeev

  •  Does Igor Akinfeev smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Igor Akinfeev drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • At the age of four, he joined CSKA sports school.
  • He grew in love with football at the school. He was two years younger than other boys, he used to play with. He earned himself the reputation of the best catcher in the team. Igor Akinfeev in his childhood
  • At the age of seven, he joined the CSKA Youth Academy.
  • Igor became self-dependent at a very young age. He was eight when he started washing his uniform and socks on his own.
  • He made his debut in the Russian Premier League in May 2003 against Krylia Sovetov Samara. He made a last-minute penalty save to win the game for his team. He was also named the Player of the Match. Igor Akinfeev playing for CSKA Moscow in his teens
  • In 2004, Igor joined the Russian National Team for the first time and became the youngest goalkeeper in Russia’s history. Igor Akinfeev on his debut for Russia
  • He was selected in the Russian Squad for the UEFA Euro 2004.
  • He went 362 minutes without conceding a goal in the 2006–07 UEFA Champions League.
  • He played every match for Russia in the UEFA Euro 2008; taking his team to the semi-finals of the tournament. Igor Akinfeev playing for Russia in the Euro 2008
  • In 2009, Igor wrote the book “100 penalties from readers.”
  • On 25 May 2012, he was named in the Russian squad for the UEFA Euro 2012. He was then named in the Russian squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup on 2 June 2014.
  • In 2015, he had a misfortune 0n the field. He was goalkeeping in a match when an opponent’s fan threw a flame at him. He had severe burns and concussion.

  • Igor became the captain of the Russian team in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.
  • On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized Russian squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He was instrumental in Russia’s win over Spain in the Round of 16; saving 2 penalties in the shoot-out.

  • Akinfeev has also appeared in the advertisement of the Credit Bank of Moscow.