Vitālijs Astafjevs, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Vitālijs Astafjevs

Latvian footballer

Date of Birth: 03-Apr-1971

Place of Birth: Riga, Latvia

Profession: association football player

Nationality: Latvia

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Vitālijs Astafjevs

  • Vitalijs Astafjevs (born 3 April 1971 in Riga) is a Latvian former football midfielder, and former assistant manager of the Latvia national football team. Astafjevs won nine Latvian championships with Skonto Riga.
  • He also played abroad for clubs in Austria, England and Russia.
  • At international level, Astaefjevs captained Latvia at UEFA Euro 2004.
  • With 167 caps for his country Astafjevs held the European record for the most international matches played, until being overtaken by Gianluigi Buffon in 2017.
  • He is currently the joint tenth-most capped male footballer in history, alongside Iker Casillas.

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