A trio of Zenit St.Petersburg players and staff have been hailed for saving an unconscious man's life after realizing that he was trapped inside of a burning building during the team's recent training camp in Turkey.
After calling out Bill Gates over Covid-19 vaccinations last year, Russian Premier League ace Dejan Lovren has given his views on the jab and spoken about life at Zenit St. Petersburg and English Premier League holders Liverpool.
Zenit St. Petersburg star Dejan Lovren has offered families made homeless by a strong earthquake in Croatia the chance to stay at his hotel, appearing to imply that his homeland had been struck by a force that "resented" it.
Zenit St. Petersburg star signing Dejan Lovren has been mercilessly mocked after scoring a stunning own-goal against Spartak Moscow, contriving to chest the ball over stranded goalkeeper Andrey Lunyov with no danger around him.
The fashion-loving daughter of under-pressure Zenit coach Sergey Semak has accused fans of being fickle and sending her abuse on Instagram after the Russian champions' run of defeats continued, causing anger among some supporters.
Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino could take over at Zenit should the club's uncertain form continue under Sergey Semak, who was not first choice when he was appointed and has no room for error, according to an agent.
Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov watched Lokomotiv Moscow's first home game of the season next to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and admitted he had been "pleasantly surprised" at the fighter's football knowledge.
Artem Dzyuba has caught the headlines in the aftermath of Zenit St Petersburg sealing the Russian Premier League title after being filmed simulating sex with fellow scorer Sardar Azmoun during exuberant post-match celebrations.
Russian Premier League side FC Rostov resumed their season with a humiliating 10-1 defeat by mid-table strugglers PFC Sochi on Friday night after their entire first team was quarantined due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the club.