- Current club: FC Zenit
- Date of Birth: 6 July 1981
- Birthplace: Dedovsk, Dedovsk, Moscow Oblast, Soviet Union
- Position: Centre midfielder
News from Eyefootball
Russia captain Roman Shirokov will not feature in the World Cup this summer with an achilles tendon injury.
Dick Advocaat, Rangers' former boss, masterminded a superb UEFA Cup victory with a 2-0 victory over his old club at the City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday night. Zenit are now the second Russian side in four years to lift the trophy.
Guus Hiddink has named a 25 man preliminary squad for Euro 2008. The squad for the tournament will consist of 23 players, but Russia are still yet to play two friendlies against Serbia and Lithuania.