Yevgeni Starikov, also known as Eugene Starikov (Russian: Евгений Стариков; born November 17, 1988) is an American soccer player of Russian-Ukrainian descent who plays for Zenit St. Petersburg.
Starikov was born in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR and grew up in Huntington Beach, California where he played for Edison High School, San Diego Surf, and Irvine Strikers. He transferred to Florida before his junior year, where he was the Pinellas County scoring champion twice and led the Palm Harbor University High School Hurricanes to a victory in the 2006 FHSAA 5A Championship. He spent two years at Stetson University and played one season for the Bradenton Academics in the USL Premier Development League before being signed by Zenit before the 2009 season.
On January 7, 2011, Starikov was called up to the United States national team for a friendly game against Chile.