Retired forward who rose to fame for his club career played within the Russian Premier League, including for PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara between 2008-2011. He later played for Tom Tomsk, Arsenal Tula, and FC Tyumen before joining Match TV as a commentator in 2015.
He began his career playing in the Russian Second Division. He later made his Russian Premier League debut in 2006.
He played for Russia's national U-21 and Olympic teams as a reserve forward. He retired as a member of FC Tyumen within the Russian Premier League in 2015.
He married his wife Daria in 2019. He has one sister named Anna.
He and Denis Cheryshev have appeared together on social media.