Vitaliy Denisov

Vitaliy Denisov

Uzbek football player, defender
Date of Birth: 23.02.1987
Country: Uzbekistan

  1. Biography of Vitaliy Denisov
  2. Early Life and Career
  3. Move to Spartak and Dnipro
  4. International Career
  5. Personal Life

Biography of Vitaliy Denisov

Vitaliy Denisov is an Uzbek football player, who currently plays as a defender for the Uzbekistan national team and Moscow's "Lokomotiv". He comes from a family with a football background, as his father, Gennadiy Denisov, was a player for Tashkent's "Pakhtakor".

Early Life and Career

Denisov completed his football education at Moscow's "Akademika" and was later invited to join CSKA. However, shortly after joining the team, he suffered a serious injury - a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone - which kept him out of the game for six months. After recovering, he played for the reserve team and had a few appearances in the Russian Cup, but due to tough competition, he was unable to break into the first team.

Move to Spartak and Dnipro

In 2006, CSKA loaned Denisov to Spartak Nizhny Novgorod, a club in the Russian First Division, which provided him with more playing time and valuable experience. Although the team's performance was not successful, Denisov was able to gain sufficient game practice. He began the season playing as a left midfielder and later transitioned to a defensive role.

In 2007, Denisov signed a three-year contract with Dnipro, a club in the top tier of the Ukrainian Premier League. He made his debut in the league on March 3, 2007, in a match against "Illichivets" which ended in a 1-1 draw.

International Career

Since 2006, Denisov has been representing the Uzbekistan national football team. In 2007, he played in six matches for the national team. Throughout his career, Denisov has been dedicated to representing his country on the international stage.

Personal Life

Denisov has connections to various places, including Crimea, Neberdzha, Novorossiysk, and even a summer cottage owned by Vladimir Putin. These connections reflect the diverse experiences and influences in Denisov's life as a professional footballer.