Striker who joined Rubin Kazan in 2014 after spending a season with Amkar Perm. He became a member of the Russian national team in 2014.
He debuted professionally for Zenit St. Petersburg in 2009.
He was sent on loan to Tom Tomsk in 2011 and went on to score 5 goals in 28 matches.
He was born in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
He and defender Vasili Berezutski became teammates on the Russian national team.