Roman Anatolevich Pavlyuchenko is a Russian international football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. He plays as a striker.
Roman Pavlyuchenko started his club football career at Dynamo Stavropol in 1999 and after one season moved to Rotor Volgograd in 2000. He played for two seasons for then, scoring 14 goals in 65 league matches.
Roman Pavlyuchenko was then transferred to Russian giants Spartak Moscow in 2003 and he became a star at the club, scoring 77 goals in 147 league goals. He won the Russian Premier League with Spartak Moscow twice, in 2006 and 2007, finishing as top scorer in 2006 (with 18 goals in 27 matches) and as joint top scorer in 2007 (with 14 goals in 22 matches).
Roman Pavlyuchenko made his international debut for Russia in 2005 and scored 9 goals in 23 matches so far. He featured prominently for his nation at Euro 2008.