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Sergei Ignashevich

Personal information
Full nameSergei Nikolaevich Ignashevich
Height1.86 m
Playing positionCentre back
Club information
Current clubCSKA Moscow

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Sergei Nikolaievich Ignashevich ( ; born 14 July 1979) is a professional association footballer who currently plays for CSKA Moscow and the Russian national team. He has also played for Lokomotiv Moscow in his career.

Ignashevich is often considered one of the highest skilled defenders in the Russian Premier League while playing alongside fellow Russian international defenders and twin brothers Aleksei and Vasili Berezutskiy. Ignashevich is married and has three children.

Both Ignashevich and Aleksei Berezutskiy were provisionally suspended after both players' A samples revealed the presence of a prohibited substance following a random doping test after CSKA's UEFA Champions League match at Manchester United on 3 November. It was later revealed that they had taken a cold medicine which had not been reported, and both players were suspended for one game, which was applied retroactively.

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