About the decision a 37-year-old athlete announced on the website of the Samara “wings of the Soviets”, for which he played in the current season. The player thanked the fans and club for their support.

“For me it was a special challenge – after all these years in Zenith I returned to Samara, my home town where I started my career in professional football, where he achieved his first successes, where he learned the joy of victory and felt the fans’ affection for their native clubs. With pleasure every time out on the field “Samara Arena”, also enjoyed the memories at a gala evening dedicated to the 15th anniversary bronze awards,” said Danny.

In the Samara club Anyukov performed from 2000 to 2005, and together with the team won the bronze medal. After that he moved to Zenit, which five times has won gold of the championship of Russia. Also in his career was the victory in the Cup and the UEFA super Cup, twice won the Cup and the Supercup of Russia. In the asset anyukova 77 games for the Russian national team.

last year, Anyukov joined the coaching staff Sergei Semak to Zenit, but then decided to return to Samara and continue his football career. According to anyukova, he went on to a coaching career.