Roman Shirokov Facts
Russian football defensive midfielder
- Roman Nikolayevich Shirokov was born on 6 July 1981.
- He is a football defensive midfielder.
- He plays for Zenit in the Russian Premier League and the Russian national football team.
- He earlier played for FC Khimki, Rubin Kazan, Saturn Moscow Oblast, FC Vidnoye, FC Istra, Torpedo-ZIL Moscow and CSKA Moscow's farm club.
- His international debut in the Russia national football team was on March 28, 2008 during a friendly match in Romania.
- He made a goal, the second Russian goal, in the Group A match of 2012 UEFA European Football Championship against Czech Republic.