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Saroka
Artsem

Date of birth: 01.04.1992
Place of birth: Minsk
Citizenship: Belarus
Position: Goalkeeper
Rank:
Number: 34
Debut in BATE First Team:11.10.2014
First football school: SDUSHOR Torpedo
First coach: Dmitry Dergay, Vadim Mursalov
Height: 184
Weight: 74

  • Artsiom Saroka is one of the parts of BATE's new generation. He debuted in BATE reserves in 2010 and after that made several good steps towards big game. He became a regular face in BATE Reserves. After Aliaksandr Hutar left in 2013 Artsiom went to several training camps with the first team and was BATE second choice goalkeeper in the games against Fenerbahce in 2012/13 Europa League Last 32 as well as in Belarusian Supercup 2013, 2014 and 2015.

    In 2011 he celebrated champions title with BATE reserves and in 2012 was named the best goalkeeper of CIS Cup in 2012.

    2014 was a breakthrough season for Saroka. He made his official debut for BATE against FC Slutsk in Belarusian Cup (won 2-1). And in December he started in his first ever UEFA Champions League game against Athletic Club in Bilbao.

    He is recognised for his jumping abilities and perfect reaction.

  • 1. Favourite club
    Chelsea FC, CSKA Moscow

    2. Favourite player
    Andrei Shevchenko, Didier Drogba

    3. Favourite kind of sport but for football
    Tennis

    4. Favourite sportsman (not football player)
    Rafael Nadal

    5. Most interesting match you've ever seen
    UEFA Champions League final AC Milan vs Liverpool.

    6. Most interesting match you've ever participated in
    It is still ahead

    7. Favourite book
    Steve Jobs biography

    8. Favourite writer
    Walter Isaacson

    9. Favourite musician
    Depends on the mood

    10. Favourite film
    Scusa ma ti chiamo amore

    11. Favourite actor (actress)
    Jason Statham, Megan Fox

    12. Favourite dish
    Draniki (Belarusian potato pancakes)

    13. Best day of your life
    Still ahead I am sure

    14. What did you want to be as a child (but for a football player)?
    Policeman

    15. Favourite car brand
    Mercedes

    16. What would you like to learn?
    To stand on my head

    17. Favourite country (besides Motherland)
    Germany

    18. The place you haven't been to but want to visit
    Brazil

    19. Most impressive city you've been to
    Munich

    20. Most impressive stadium you've played at
    Allianz Arena in Munich

    21. Your life motto
    Smile!

    22. Favourite number
    12

    23. Do you have any superstitious beliefs
    I never take such things seriously

    24. Which national do you support, but for yours?
    England all the time

    25. Your hobby
    Table tennis

    26. Your good features
    Kindness, calmness

    27. Your bad features
    Gullibility

    28. What qualities do you considered to be the most important for you? And what don't you like most?
    I appreciate honesty. I do not like hypocrites

    29. Your dream in football
    To play at Stamford Bridge

    30. What is football - business, sports or show
    This is life

  • Personal honours
    Season Honours Team
    Team Honours
    Season Honours Team
    2011 Belarusian Champion (Reserves) FC BATE
    2013 Belarusian Supercup Winner FC BATE
    2014 Belarusian Supercup Winner FC BATE
    2014 Belarusian Champion FC BATE
    2015 Belarusian Supercup Winner FC BATE
  • Saroka: finishing was not perfect

    21:40

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  • Season by season statistics | All tournaments
    Season Pld Min Capt. FM OFF ON B W D L G PS PNS Assists YC 2YC RC GC CS PAG PS
    2010 6 342 - 2 1 3 - 1 1 4 - - - - - - - 5 3 1 1
    2010/11 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    2011 10 493 - 4 1 5 2 7 2 1 - - - - - - - 3 8 1 1
    2011/12 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    2012 16 1265 - 13 - 3 16 5 3 8 - - - - 1 - - 18 6 1 -
    2012/13 - - - - - - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    2013 19 1698 - 17 2 - 8 9 4 6 - - - - 1 - - 21 9 2 -
    2013/14 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    2014 11 945 - 10 - 1 16 6 2 3 - - - - - - - 12 3 - -
    2014/15 2 210 - 2 - - 10 1 - 1 - - - - - - - 3 - - -
    2015 13 1159 1 12 1 - 25 10 2 1 - - - - 1 - - 7 7 - -
    2015/16 3 270 - 3 - - 17 2 - 1 - - - - - - - 3 1 - -
    2016 13 1117 - 10 3 - 24 9 2 2 - - - 1 - - - 12 5 - -
    2016/17 3 270 - 3 - - 3 2 1 - - - - - - - - 4 1 - -
    Total 96 7769 1 76 8 12 129 52 17 27 - - - 1 3 - - 88 43 5 2