Yegor Titov, Russian footballer
Yegor Titov is a retired association footballer who played midfielder. Most of the career he spent at Spartak Moscow. He played for the Russian national team and was its captain.
Yegor was born on May 29, 1976 in Moscow. His father was the master of sport in speed skating and wanted his son to become a skater, but son’s passion for football was stronger. Titov spent the majority of his club career at Spartak Moscow, starting in 1995.
According to Sport-Express he was the best footballer in 1998, 2000. He played for Russia at the 2002 World Cup and has amassed over 30 caps for his country.
In 2008, as a result of the conflict with the head coach Titov had to leave Spartak. In 2009 Titov and Andrei Tikhonov signed contract with Locomotive Astana.
On March 19, 2010 Yegor announced the end of his sports career.
In 2012, Yegor played five matches in the amateur league for Arsenal Tula and in July 2012 he officially announced his retirement.
Titov was in the list of 33 best players of the championship of Russia: number 1 (1998-2001); Number 2 (1997, 2006, 2007); Number 3 (2002, 2003).
In 2004 Titov played small role in the Russian television series Team.
Yegor recorded a few songs with the singer Nikolai Trubach and one of them is Veronica (dedicated to his wife).
Yegor’s wife is Veronica Titova. At the age of 13 they became friends. In 2000 the couple got married.
Their first daughter Anna was born in 1999. The girl plays tennis and successfully participates in Russian and international tournaments. Their second daughter Uliana was born in 2007.