Zenit`s Portuguese midfielder Danny won the award for best foreign player. Zenit`s Italian coach Luciano Spalletti was named coach of the year, and Alexander Anyukov was named most useful player of the year.
Zenit, winners of the Russian Cup and the Russian Premier League, was named the team of the year, and Alexander Kerzhakov, Zenit`s forward was named striker of the year.
- This prize makes me really happy, - said Kerzhakov at the awards ceremony. – But I know that my parents are even happier than me right now. Thank you, mom and dad, for bringing me up. I do everything I do for you.
Earlier Zenit`s Belarusian goalkeeper Yury Zhevnov was named “Best Footballer of the Year” in his country.