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Gennadi Krasnitsky

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Gennadi Krasnitsky
Personal information
Full name Gennadi Aleksandrovich Krasnitsky
Date of birth (1940-08-27)August 27, 1940
Place of birth Tashkent, USSR
Date of death June 12, 1988(1988-06-12) (aged 47)
Place of death Qurghonteppa, USSR
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1970 FC Pakhtakor Tashkent 245 (102)
National team
1961 USSR 3 (1)
Teams managed
1971 FC Pakhtakor Tashkent (assistant)
1974–1976 FC Pakhtakor Tashkent
1984–1985 Zvezda Dzhizak
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gennadi Aleksandrovich Krasnitsky (Russian: Геннадий Александрович Красницкий) (August 27, 1940 in Tashkent – June 12, 1988 in Qurghonteppa, suicide by jumping out of the highrise window) was a Soviet football player.


He became the first Uzbekistani player scored 100 goals in Soviet Top League to enter the Grigory Fedotov club. The club of top-scoring footballers in Uzbekistan is named after him - Gennadi Krasnitsky club, was founded in 2010.


International career

Krasnitsky made his debut for USSR on May 21, 1961 in a friendly against Poland.

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