Brian Idowu

by John Max 22 Jun,2018
Brian Idowu
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Brian Oladapo Idowu
  • Birth Country Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Salary €624000
  • Famous Name Brian Idowu
  • Nationality Russian and Nigerien
  • Affair with Katerina Zagorulko
  • Girlfriend Yes
  • Is played fifa word cup 2018 Yes
  • Squad No 2
  • Caps 5
  • World Cup Game 1

A Russian-born-Nigerian international football footballer, Brian Idowu currently plays for Nigeria national team and has been capped five times with one international goal.


Talking about his club career, he made his debut in 2010 with Amkar Perm where he played till 2018.

Brian Idowu's Early Life

Brian Idowu was born on 18th May 1992, in Saint Petersburg to a Nigerian father and a Russian-Nigerian mother. His birth name is Brian Oladapo Idowu, and star sign is. At an early age three, he relocated to Owerri, Nigeria and later moved back to Russia when he was seven years old.

Brian Idowu's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of now, Idown has not officially signed to any other football club. While he was at Amkar Perm, he used to get paid €624000 annually excluding bonuses and incentives.  As of 6th June 2018, his market value is recorded at £1.35 million.

Idown has an endorsement deal with an American multinational sports footwear, apparel, and equipment company, Nike.


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His net worth is under-review.

Brian Idowu's Club Career

Youth Career

In 1999, Idowu began footballing at Smena-Zenit youth set-up. Further, he switched to Zenit St. Petersburg, where he remained till 2010.

Senior Career

Amkar Perm

On 6th May 2012, Brian Idowu made his Russian Premier League debut for FC Amkar Perm in a match against FC Terek Grozny.

On 1st August 2013, he moved to Dynamo St. Petersburg for a season-long loan deal. During his loan spell, he played 25 matches with one goal.

Upon his return to his parent club, Amkar Perm, Idowu signed a new three-year contract with Amkar on 30 June 2014. Again in February 2017, he extended his contract until the summer of 2020 with the club.

Brian Idowu's International Career

In November 2017, Idowu earned his first call-up to the Nigerian national team for their friendly against Argentina, making his international debut on 14 November 2017, in Krasnodar, coming on as a half-time substitute for Ola Aina, and scoring Nigeria's third goal in a 4-2 victory.

In May 2018, he was selected for Nigeria's preliminary 30-man squad for the 2018 World Cup along with his teammates Francis Uzoho, Wilfred Ndidi, and Ahmed Musa.

Brian Idowu's Personal Life

Brian Idowu, 26 is neither married nor single. Currently, he is romantically involved with his girlfriend, Katerina Zagorulko. The lovebird has a very passionate affair as the duo shares photos of themselves very often on their respective Instagram account.



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Despite a busy schedule, Idowu makes times for his loved one. Idowu and Katerina enjoy their vacation roaming in worlds enthralling holiday destinations together.

Talking about his physique, Idowu stands five feet 10 inches tall and weighs 77 Kg.

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