He is understood to have been held inside the stadium in Toulouse for the match against Wales.
On Saturday the Russia football fan leader had proudly unfurled a hooligan flag as he was kicked out of France.
Read more: Russian Euro 2016 football hooligans deported from France The gang of 20 were part of a larger group of around 150 Russians detained on Tuesday following violent disorder around England’s 1-1 draw with Russia last Saturday.
Three have been jailed for between one and two years.
But on an account claiming to be his Twitter feed today he appeared to have documented his journey to Toulouse where the match is being held in a series of tweets.
On Saturday smirking Shprygin had brazenly waved the Russian flag with a snarling bear painted on it from the door of the airbus.
The leader of the Russian 'Ultra' thugs who attacked England fans and was deported to Moscow has been held in FRANCE again - just two days later.
Earlier this evening Alexander Shprygin claimed on Twitter he had slipped in "under cover of darkness" posing as "a tourist".
The detention of Shprygin – an assistant to Igor Lebedev the deputy chairman of Russia’s parliament – and his fellow fans had prompted an angry response from the Moscow government.
Shprygin - who has been pictured alongside President Vladmir Putin - had been put on a plane home with 19 other fans involved in the violence that has marred Euro 2016.It is not yet clear how he managed to return to France so swiftly - after he had warned he was determined to make it back for the Russia v Wales match tonight.