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Valeri Popovitch

Personal information
Full nameValeri Aleksandrovich Popovitch
Date of birth18 May 1970(age 46)
Place of birthGorky, USSR
Height0 m ( ft in)
Playing positionStriker, Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current clubHJK Helsinki

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Valeri Aleksandrovich Popovitch ( , born 18 May 1970, in Gorky, USSR, now Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) is a Russian football striker with Finnish nationality. Popovitch is the all-time scoring leader of FC Haka. After his contract ended with HJK in 2010, he joined Ilves Tampere playing in Kakkonen, as a player-coach, signing a two-year contract.

He has also capped several times for Soviet U-17 and U-19 National football teams. U-17 finished third in the 1986 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, and U-19 won the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship in 1988. Popovitch played in both tournaments.

Popovitch played for FC CSKA Moscow in Soviet First League and FC Spartak Moscow in the Soviet Top League.

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