Slava Metreveli

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Slava Metreveli
Personal information
Full name Slava Kalistratovich Metreveli
Date of birth (1936-05-30)30 May 1936
Place of birth Sochi, USSR
Date of death 7 January 1998(1998-01-07) (aged 61)
Place of death Tbilisi, Georgia
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1954 Spartak Sochi
1955 Torpedo Gorky 32 (0)
1956–1962 FC Torpedo Moscow 138 (31)
1963–1971 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 237 (52)
National team
1958–1966 USSR 48 (11)
Teams managed
1976–1977 FC Dinamo Tbilisi (assistant)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Slava Kalistratovich Metreveli (Georgian: სლავა მეტრეველი; Russian: Слава Калистратович Метревели) (30 May 1936 in Sochi – 7 January 1998 in Tbilisi) was a Georgian football player and later a football manager.

Metreveli played most of his career for Torpedo Moscow (1956-1962) and Dinamo Tbilisi (1963-1971).


International career

He played for Soviet Union national team (48 matches/11 goals), and was a participant at the 1962 FIFA World Cup, 1966 FIFA World Cup, 1970 FIFA World Cup and at the 1960 UEFA European Football Championship, where the Soviet Union won the gold medal. In the latter, Metreveli scored in the final against Yugoslavia as they won 2-1.