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Mikhail Butusov

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Mikhail Butusov
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Full name Mikhail Pavlovich Butusov
Date of birth (1900-06-18)18 June 1900
Place of birth Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date of death 11 April 1963(1963-04-11) (aged 62)
Place of death Leningrad, USSR
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1917–1923 Unitas St. Petersburg
1924–1926 Spartak Vyborzhsky Rayon Leningrad
1927–1930 Pishchevkus Leningrad
1931–1936 Dynamo Leningrad
National team
1924–1925 USSR 2 (3)
Teams managed
1936–1938 Dynamo Leningrad
1939–1940 FC Dinamo Tbilisi
1941 FC Dynamo Kyiv
1946 Zenit Leningrad
1947 FC Dynamo Kyiv
1948–1953 Dynamo Leningrad
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mikhail Pavlovich Butusov (Russian: Михаил Павлович Бутусов; 18 June 1900 in Saint Petersburg – 11 April 1963 in Leningrad) was a Soviet football player and coach and a bandy player. He was the brother of Vasily Butusov.


International career

Butusov made his debut for USSR on 16 November 1924 in a friendly against Turkey. He was the captain of the team and scored 2 goals in a 3:0 victory. This was the first official game of the Soviet Union in international football, and therefore Butusov scored the first ever goal for the USSR.

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