From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia
He scored his first goal for Kazakhstan on 1 April 2009 in a 5–1 defeat to Belarus in a World Cup qualifying match. In his next appearance, he fouled England striker Emile Heskey to concede a penalty in a 4-0 defeat.
Even so, he created a shock in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying by scoring the goal to take the lead over the World Cup's eventual third place team Netherlands in the Amsterdam ArenA. Kazakhstan eventually lost 1-3, but it marked for the first time ever a Central Asian side had taken the lead over the world's strongest teams.
|1.||1 April 2009||Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan||Template:Fb||1–0||1–5||2010 FIFA World Cup qual.|
|2.||10 October 2014||Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands||Template:Fb||0–1||3–1||UEFA Euro 2016 qual.|
|Correct as of 13 January 2017|