He was born on December 15, 1981 in the village of Mostovskoy, Krasаndar Territory. At the age of 9, he joined the "Victory" Youth Sports School. He spent 7 years in it. At the age of 16, he moved to "Dynamo" Stavropol, where he played in the main team (31 matches and 1 goal). Bright the game interested the agents of the leading Russian clubs. In 2000, he signed a contract with Volgograd "Rotor". He actively developed physically and developed game thinking. Over 3 seasons, he played 65 matches and scored 14 goals. In 2002, "Spartak" Moscow signed him. This period in his club career was the longest. At the club He spent 6 years. During this time, he managed to become a fully formed football player, becoming the team's top scorer in 2003 and 2007.He won the Russian Cup (2003). In total, Pavlyuchenko played 141 matches for Spartak and scored 69 times. He became the silver medalist of the Russian Championship (2005-2007).He became one of the top scorers in Russia. After a successful performance at EURO 2008, Roman was invited to the English "Tottenham Hotspur".The transfer amount was 14 million pounds sterling, which at that time was a record of the Russian Premier League. In England, Pavlyuchenko had problems with adaptation. He was not particularly eager to learn English, which led to a lack of communication with other players. The football that he showed disappeared before the transition. Because of this, he stopped competing for a place in the first team. Coaches and players noted that the player was lazy. According to the results of his stay in England (2008-2012), Pavlyuchenko played a total of 78 matches, in which he scored 28 times. In 2012, he signed a 3.5-year contract with "Lokomotiv" Moscow. Unfortunately for many, Roman's problems moved from England with him.He was never able to become a player of the main squad, only occasionally going to the base, for the place of the injured players of the main clip. In the railway camp, he played 72 matches and scored 15 goals. After that, the football player's career began to fade.In 2016, he signed a contract with the "Kuban" for 1 year, where he played 10 matches and scored 2 goals. Then there was the "Ural" (21 matches and 4 goals). After that, he played for the clubs of the second Russian division for several years.
Roman played 51 matches for the Russian national team and scored 21 goals. He achieved the greatest success with the national team by reaching the semi-finals of the 2008 European Championship and scoring a total of 3 goals in the tournament.
2006-2007 - Top scorer of the Russian Championship 2
008-2009 - Football League Cup top scorer
2003, 2007 - Spartak's top scorer in the Russian championships
2007 - Best scorer and best player of the First Channel Cup
2008 - The best scorer of the Russian national team at the European Football Championship Record holder of the Russian national team in the number of goals at the European Championships 2008,
2010 -Tottenham Player of the Month
Honored Master of Sports of Russia
Honorary Member of the Igor Netto Club
At the moment he plays at the amateur level for "Znamya" and works as a football analyst on a Russian TV channel.