Valeriy Karpin was born in Narva, Estonia on Feb. 2, 1969. As an extraordinary excellent footballer of Russian national football team, he capped for Russian at many minor tournaments and international matches. He has won many accolades and trophies for Russian national football team and several famous football clubs, including Fakel Voronezh, Spartak Moscow, Real Sociedad, Valencia CF and Celta Vigo.
On the basis of of competitive advantages, consistency, stamina, control ability and dynamic ability, he starred in the Russian national football team, winning 17 goals in 72 matches. There are many reports, news and classic scenes about him on the internet. After ended his playing career, he was appointed as the leader of Spartak Moscow. In Apr. 2009, he became an acting manager of the club, taking the place of Sergei Shavlo. Prior to be relieved his duties, he was a coach of the club. After end of managerial career, he turned to be an analysts with Match TV. And then he was named as the chief editor of the channel, broadcasting latest news on football fields and interpreting the real-time conditions of major international competitions.