Andriy Shevchenko- Former Footballer

Andriy Shevchenko- Former Footballer (In a Nutshell)

  • Andriy Shevchenko was born in Ukraine on September 29th, 1974.
  • He was a Striker.
  • In his Youth career he played for Dynamo Kyiv
  • During his Senior career he played for Dynamo-2 Kyiv, Dynamo Kyiv, A.C. Milan, Chelsea.
  • Chelsea loaned him out to A.C. Milan.
  • He played for Dynamo Kyiv from 2009 until 2012.
  • Impressively, Shevchenko played 111 games and scored 48 goals for the Ukraine.

Andriy Shevchenko- Former Footballer (Nitty Gritty)

  • “When I was a child, it was my dream to be a professional footballer. When I was 14 I visited Milan’s San Siro stadium and remember how unbelievable it was. From then onwards I vowed that one day I would be playing there – and I am very proud that I achieved this and also for everything else I have managed to achieve in football.”- Andriy Shevchenko

Andriy Shevchenko- Former Footballer (What set him apart)

  • “There is a great responsibility on the team to perform well, because our supporters and the whole of the country are expecting us to do just that.”- Andriy Shevchenko
  • “I had a hard time at Chelsea mainly because I was injured most of the time. Every time I recovered from one injury I seemed to get a new one and it set me back.”- Andriy Shevchenko
  • “In England everyone puts a lot of pressure on you when you have cost a lot of money.”- Andriy Shevchenko

Andriy Shevchenko- Former Footballer (Final Thoughts)

  • “I would like to thank everyone who supported me to be fit at the Euros. I had some fitness problems before the tournament, but I am here now!”- Andriy Shevchenko
  • Andriy Shevchenko retired from football on July 27th, 2012.
  • “I still follow Chelsea’s fortunes.”- Andriy Shevchenko


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