Midfielder who have made his professional debut in 1990 with FC Metalist Kharkiv and played internationally for Ukraine from 1992-2000. He performed youngsters soccer for FC Metalist Kharkiv . He maintained FC Arsenal Kharkiv and FC Helios Kharkiv after his playing times had been behind him. He was created in Zheleznogorsk, Kursk Oblast, Russia. Striker Andriy Shevchenko was his teammate in the Ukrainian national group.