Ex – midfielder who served as supervisor of FC Zenit Saint Petersburg from 2009 to 2014. He previously his most achievement as a new player with Spezia, showing up in 120 fits between 1986 and 1990. He started his professional profession with Entella in 1978. He led FC Zenit Saint Petersburg to Russian Top League titles this year 2010 and 2012. He wedded his wife Tamara in 1989. He maintained striker Francesco Totti on AS Roma.