Forward who debuted professionally for Dynamo Moscow in 2008. He became a member of the Russian national team in 2011.
He spent his youth career with Lokomotiv Moscow.
He scored his first international goal on September 11, 2012 in a World Cup Qualifying match against Israel.
He was born in Valuyki, Russia.
He was teammates with winger Andrei Arshavin on the Russian national team from 2011 to 2012.