Roman Shirokov Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Roman Shirokov
Date of Birth: 1981 , July-6
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 6 Feet
Name Roman Shirokov
Birth Name Roman Nikolayevich shirokov
Nationality Russian
Birth Place/City Dedovsk
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For FC Krasnoda
Salary 1.5 million EUR
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 83 kg
Famous for Football player
Married Yes
Married to Katya Shirokov
Children Igor Romanovich Shirokov, Viktoriya Romanovna Shirokova
Awards Russian Premier League in 2010
Online Presence Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter
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RomanShirokov ,full name Roman Nikolayevich shirokov is an union football midfielder who was born on 6 july 1981 is currently a Russian Player.His birthplace was in Dedovsk, Moscow Oblast, soviet Union.  He presently plays for FC Krasnodar on loanfrom Zenit in the Russian Premier League and also for the national Football team of  Nation  Russia and these are his Current Team. His position as a football player is a Midfielder. By his ability in playing and by his different performances ,he is named as “a deep-lying midfielder with an tendency for getting forward to score goals.


Shirokov played for FC Khimki, Rubin Kazan, Saturn Moscow Oblast, FC Vidnoye, FC Istra, Torpedo-ZIL Moscow and CSKA  Moscow’s farm club before joining for Zenit. Shirokov  started his very first season for zenith as a central back, after that head Coach of Zenit called Dick Advocaat was enforced to fill the gaps  left in the centre of defence after the removal of Martin Skrtel to Liverpool and harsh Injury to Nicollas Lombarets. He adapted to the new position moderately well and highlighted as a centre-back in the 2008 UEFA cup last success over Rangers, pairing with Ivica Krizanac. He was again stimulated back to his playing position as midfielder in 2009.

During a friendly match in Romania,  Shirokov made his very first appearance in the National Football team of Russia on 28 March 2008. Then after he was called up for the euro 2008 and started in the opening group match which was against Spain, individually disposed in the centre of deffence as then manager of Russian national football team called Guss Hiddink decided  to go after the footsteps of his compatriot Advocaat, thus consigning experienced Sergey Ignashevich to the bench. This decision and move proved unsuccessful as Russia were beaten 1-4 with Shirokov at mistake on the number of occasions, along with Spaniards first two and third three goals. 

After a thread of assuring attainment in the centre of Zenit’s midfield, he was appointed back to the National team in 2010 for friendly match against Bulgaria. Shirovoc cherished his return by enumerating his very first international goal, the only one in that game wich was finished being 1-0. He was approved for the concluded UEFEA Euro 2012 troop on 25 May 2012.

Marriage, affairs and personal details

His spouse name is Katya Shirokov. News about his wife and Children are not much heard. He is 1.83m (6ft )tall in height and 83 kg weight.

Awards, achievements and Salary

While playing as a midfielder, they have won European Super Cup for one time in 2008, Russian Super Cup for twice in 2008 and 2011 , Europa League in 2008, Russian Cup in 2010 and Russian Premier League in 2010 again. To know about him and his abilities we can find difference news and Images of him via different sources in internet. Till now of his playing period he has got two Yellow Cards but no any Red card . He is well payed and satisfied with his salary.


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