Egor Vsevolodovich Filipenko (Russian: Егор Всеволодович Филипенко; Belarusian: Ягор Усеваладавіч Філіпенка, tr. Yahor Usevaladavich Filipenka; born 10 April 1988) is a Belarusian footballer who plays for Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv as a central defender.
He spent most of his career at BATE Borisov, winning four consecutive Belarusian Premier League titles, and also spent time playing in Russia and Spain.
A full international since 2007, Filipenko has earned over 40 caps for Belarus, and scored the goal which qualified them to the 2012 Olympic tournament.
Filipenko was born in Minsk and was part of Smena Minsk's youth team. He then joined FC BATE Borisov's youth setup, and made his senior debuts for the latter in 2006.
In 2008 Filipenko moved to Spartak Moscow, but had difficulties retaining his place in the first team following the resignation of Stanislav Cherchesov and was sent out on a number of loans to other Eastern European teams. On 27 September 2009, Filipenko scored his first and only goal for the Moscow side in a 5–0 home win against one of his former clubs Tom Tomsk.
In February 2012 Filipenko returned to former club BATE Borisov, featuring regularly and scoring a career-best three goals in 2013. He was also crowned champions of the Belarusian Premier League four times in a row while playing for BATE.
On 5 January 2015 Filipenko signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with La Liga side Málaga CF. Five days later he was featured in their matchday squad for the first time, remaining an unused substitute in a 1–1 draw with Villarreal CF at La Rosaleda. He made his debut on the 13th, replacing Marcos Alberto Angelleri for the last 25 minutes of a 2–3 away defeat to Levante UD in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey, Málaga nonetheless advanced on aggregate. Spanish newspaper Marca named him in their worst La Liga team of the season.
Filipenko made his Spanish top-flight debut on 6 December 2015, starting in a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao and being replaced by Juanpi at half time.
After only 11 matches in 18 months in Spain, Filipenko signed a two-year deal at Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C. on 14 June 2016. On 7 July, he made his debut in the 1–0 away victory against ND Gorica in 2016-17 UEFA Europa League qualification.
Filipenko made his senior international debut on 12 September 2007, replacing Henadz Bliznyuk for the last 16 minutes of a 0–1 defeat to Slovenia at the Arena Petrol in Celje, for UEFA Euro 2008 qualification.
On 25 June 2011, at the finals in Denmark, Filipenko scored the only goal of the game in the Olympic Play-Off against the Czech Republic in the 88th minute. This took Belarus to the Olympic football championship for the first time in their history. However, he did not take part in the tournament, in which Belarus were eliminated in the group stage.
His first international goal came on 10 September 2013 in a World Cup qualifier against France at the Central Stadium in Gomel, opening the scoring with a 32nd-minute header, albeit in a 2–4 defeat. On 30 March 2015, Filipenko captained the Belarusians during the first half of the goalless draw with Gabon in a friendly match in Belek, Turkey.Scores and results list Belarus' goal tally first.
Belarusian Premier League: 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Belarusian Super Cup: 2011, 2014