Soccer coach who first managed Spartak Moscow from 2009 to 2012. He was a former right midfielder for Real Sociedad from 2002 to 2005.
He first played with Sport Tallinn from 1986 to 1988.
He started working as analyst with Match TV in 2016. He was appointed editor-in-chief of football broadcasts for the channel in February 2017. He has 170,000 followers on his vgkarpin Instagram account.
He married Daria Gordeeva in 2017.
He and Ragnar Klavan are both soccer players from Estonia.