Football Club Zenit (Russian: Футбольный клуб «Зенит» [fʊdˈbolʲnɨj ˈkɫup zʲɪˈnʲit]), also known as Zenit Saint Petersburg or simply Zenit, is a Russian professional football club based in Saint Petersburg. Founded in 1925 (or in 1914, according to some Russian sources), the club plays in the Russian Premier League. Zenit are the reigning champions of the Russian Premier League. Previously they won the 2007, 2010, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2018–19, 2019–20 and the 2020–21 seasons of the Russian Premier League, as well as the 2007–08 UEFA Cup and the 2008 UEFA Super Cup. The club is owned and sponsored by the Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom. The team play its home matches at the Gazprom Arena. In March 2022, the club was expelled from all European and international club competitions by FIFA and the UEFA due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. In addition, the European Club Association suspended the team.
|Full name||Футбольный клуб Зенит|
|Nickname(s)||Sine-Belo-Golubye (The Blue-White-Sky Blues)|
Zenitchiki (The Zeniters)
|Founded||25 May 1925|
|Head coach||Sergei Semak|
|League||Russian Premier League|
|2021–22||Russian Premier League, 1st of 16|