Today is the Russia and Zenit midfielder's 26th birthday.
Daler Kuzyaev was born in Naberezhnye Chelny near Kazan and began his football life at Orenburg, before coming to Zenit and spending three years spent in our academy system. He represented the blue-white-sky blues at under 18 level, before going on to play for Karelia, Neftekhimik and Terek.
On 14 June 2017, he re-joined Zenit and has played 63 matches for us, scoring 11 goals and making 7 assists.
Dear Daler! We wish you all the best on your special day! Happy birthday!