Sportscaster and television personality who is widely recognized for having covered a number of professional events. He developed a fanbase of more than 310,000 followers on Twitter.
He was a professional soccer player himself prior to making the transition to broadcast. He played for FC Amkar Perm and FC Khimki.
In 2000, he was the top scorer in the Russian Second Division Zone Center.
He was born in Russia.
He and fellow soccer star Igor Denisov were both born in Russia.