Finnish midfielder most famous for his years with Dynamo Kyiv, where he won Ukrainian Super Cup titles in 2009 and 2011. He began playing for Finland internationally at the senior level in 2007.
He played youth soccer with HJK Helsinki from 1999 to 2003.
He was named the Finnish Football Association and Finnish Sports Journalists Player of the Year in 2011.
His father Alexei Eremenko Sr. was also a professional soccer player.
He has been teammates with Sergei Ignashevich at PFC CSKA Moscow.