F.C. Zenit Saint Petersburg

Russian association football club in Saint Petersburg

FC Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russian: ФК "Зенит" Санкт-Петербург) is a Russian football club from Saint Petersburg. Founded in 1925 (or in 1914 according to some Russian sources), the club plays in the Russian Premier League and currently is the richest in the country, due to the sponsorship of Gazprom.[1]

FC Zenit Saint Petersburg
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Full nameFootball Club Zenit
Nickname(s)FC Zenit
Founded1925
GroundGazprom Arena,
Saint Petersburg
Ground Capacity67,800
OwnerRussia Gazprom
ChairmanRussia Aleksandr Medvedev
Head CoachRussia Sergei Semak
LeagueRussian Premier League
2019–201st

Zenit are the 2007 champions of the Russian Premier League, the holders of the 2008 UEFA Cup and of the 2008 UEFA Super Cup after beating Manchester United 2-1 in Monaco. Zenit won Russian Cup in 2010. They defeated Sibir in the final with the score 1-0.

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  1. "Gazprom fuels Zenit dream". uefa.com. 2007-01-19. Retrieved 2007-08-08.