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Name  Christian Noboa
Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer

Number  16
Height  1.83 m
Years  Team
Spouse  Olga Romanova (m. 2010)
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Full name  Christian Fernando Noboa Tello
Date of birth  (1985-04-09) 9 April 1985 (age 30)
Current teams  FC Rostov (#16 / Midfielder), Ecuador national football team (Midfielder)
Children  Christian Lucas Noboa, Christopher Diego Noboa
Parents  Sonia Noboa, Fernando Noboa
Similar People  Walter Ayovi, Jefferson Montero, Juan Carlos Paredes, Frickson Erazo, Alexander Dominguez

Place of birth  Guayaquil, Ecuador

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Christian Fernando Noboa Tello (born 9 April 1985) is an Ecuadorian footballer who currently plays for Zenit St. Petersburg and the Ecuadorian national team as a midfielder.


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Christian started out at Emelec, one of Ecuador's most important teams. He became a starter and with good talent he entered the starting eleven line-up. His total appearances and goals are 89 and 8. Christian impressed many with his good talent and skill at a young age. He was linked with clubs during his time with Emelec because of impressive performances.


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Christian was finally transferred in 2007 to FC Rubin Kazan of the Russian Premier League. He is a key player and can play in almost any midfield position which made him a good transfer. In 2008, he helped Rubin win its first title of the RPL in history. In 2009, he played in the UEFA Champions League. On 29 September 2010, as a captain, Noboa helped Rubin Kazan obtain a draw against FC Barcelona in a Champions League match by scoring his side's only goal from a penalty kick.


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On 26 January 2012 Noboa signed with Dynamo Moscow for £8 million. His first match for Dynamo was on 5 March, in a 0–1 home loss to Anzhi Makhachkala. He played in 10 league matches for Dynamo in the 2012 season.


His first match of the season was on 21 July, in 0–1 away loss to Volga Nizhny Novgorod. His first goal for club and season was on 25 August, on a thrilling 3–2 away win against Lokomotiv Moscow, which he later celebrated with tears after not having scored for a while. His next goal came from long-range, in a 1–2 home loss to Kuban Krasnodar. His third goal of the first half of the season came in an emphatic 5–1 away win against league leaders CSKA Moscow. On 5 April Noboa scored a free-kick goal, in a 1–1 away draw against FK Amkar Perm'. On 21 April, Noboa scored the first goal in a 3–3 away draw against Anzhi.


On 3 August he scored the winning goal against Terek Grozny (1-0), and dedicated the goal to his late international team-mate Christian Benitez.


It was confirmed on 29 December 2014 that Noboa would not renegotiate terms with his club and is open to offers. On 31 December, the official site of FC Dynamo Moscow issued statement thanking Noboa for his services and wishing him good luck.


On 7 January 2015, It was confirmed that Noboa would be joining PAOK FC on a 2.5 year contract. In an interview given to a radio station in Ecuador, Noboa revealed that his buy-out clause at PAOK is in the region of €1,5 million. Even though there is not any formal interest yet, Noboa hinted that he could be tempted to move away from PAOK if a Mexican club makes an approach.“I like the prospect of playing in Mexico. I hope that something concrete may come up. I would be open to play in a club there,” Noboa has reportedly said. On 8 January, he made his debut with the club in a 1-0 home win against Platanias, and scored his first goal on 21 February in a 3-1 away win against Veria.

PAOK attacking midfielder will be in contention for the first two games in the Super League play-offs as he is set to travel to Ecuador late in May in order to start preparations for the Copa America. The Ecuadorian midfielder revealed that he will fly to his homeland on the 27th of May in order to be in contention with his National Team ahead of the tournament in Latin America which goes underway two weeks later.


On 29 July 2015, Noboa signed a two-year contract with Russian Premier League side FC Rostov. He scored a goal on his Rostov debut in a 1-0 win over FC Amkar Perm on 28 August 2015.


On 4 June 2017, Noboa signed a three-year deal with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg.

International career

Noboa was called up to the Ecuadorian national team for a series of two unofficial friendly matches in late 2006 against Spanish provincial sides. The transfer to Russian football did practically nothing for his chances of being selected by then national team manager Luis Fernando Suárez.

Under Sixto Vizuete's current management, he has been noticed and made his official debut against Brazil in a 2010 World Cup qualifiers. In the match, Noboa scored a wonderful goal to tie the game in the 89th minute for his first international goal. Noboa may have saved Ecuador's qualification dreams as he scored his second goal in as many games against Paraguay on 1 April 2009.

Lately, he has truly become one of Ecuador's best midfielders playing for the national squad. On 7 June 2009, on a World Cup qualification match he was crucial on his assists and offensive leadership to help Ecuador beat Peru 2–1 in Lima.

Career statistics

As of 27 August 2017


As of 5 September 2017


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  • Russian Premier League (2): 2008, 2009
  • Russian Super Cup (1): 2010
  • References

    Christian Noboa Wikipedia