Roman Shirokov

  • Injured Russia captain Roman Shirokov to miss football World Cup June 6, 2014

    Moscow: Injured Russia captain Roman Shirokov has been ruled out of the World Cup after his team beat Morocco 2-0 in their final pre-tournament friendly on Friday. The Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder has missed all three of Russia's World Cup warmup games. Russia coach Fabio Capello said Shirokov will go to...
  • Shirokov scores late as Zenit beat Benfica 3-2 February 16, 2012

    St. Petersburg: Roman Shirokov scored his second goal of the game in the 89th minute as Zenit St. Petersburg beat Benfica 3-2 in the first leg of their round-of-16 match-up in the Champions League on Wednesday. Maxi Pereira put Benfica ahead in the 20th, tapping the ball in after second-choice goalkeeper...