Andriy Shevchenk is a former professional football player from Ukraine. As of 2022, he serves as the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. In 2004, he won a Ballon d’Or Award while playing for Milan. He has also been named the Ukrainian Footballer of the Year six times.
Player Profile, Personal Life, and Youth Career
Andriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko or Andrii Mykolaiovych Shevchenko was born on September 29, 1976, in Dvirkivshchyna, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. He stands 183 cm tall and he played the position of Striker.
He is married to model Kristen Pazik. They have four kids. Shevchenko is close friends with fashion designer Giorgio Armani. He is an avid golfer. He speaks Russian, Italian, and Ukrainian. He has been a staunch supporter to end the 2022 War on Ukraine.
|Height / weight||1.83 m / 73 kg|
|Born||29 Sep 1976|
|Dynamo||2009 - 2012|
|AC Milan||2008 - 2009 (loan)|
|Chelsea||2006 - 2009|
|AC Milan||1999 - 2006|
|Dynamo||1993 - 1999|
|FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv||1993 - 1996|
He started his youth career playing for Dynamo Kyiv and was part of their youth system from 1986 to 1993.
He turned professional in 1993 when he signed with Dynamo-2 Kyiv, playing 51 matches for the second football team. In 1993, he moved to play for the main team – Dynamo Kyiv. He played for the club from 1993-1999. During that time, he helped them win the Ukrainian Cup three times.
From 1999 to 2006, he played for AC Milan. He helped them win the 2002-2003 UEFA Champions League. They also won the 2003 UEFA Super Cup. In 2004, he won the Ballon d’Or. He was also named to the FIFA 100 list.
After his time with Milan, he signed with Chelsea. While he was there, he was loaned back to Milan. In 2009, he signed up to play for Dynamo Kyiv.
In 2016, he became an assistant coach for the Ukraine National Football Team. He took on the main role in 2016 and held it through 2021. For the 2021-2022 season, he managed Genoa. In 2022, he was named the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
- Vyshcha Liha - 1994–95, 1995–96,1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99
- Ukrainian Cup - 1995–96, 1997–98,1998–99
- Ukrainian Super Cup - 2011
- Serie A - 2003–04
- Coppa Italia - 2002–03
- Supercoppa Italiana - 2004
- UEFA Champions League - 2002–03
- UEFA Super Cup - 2003
- FA Cup - 2006–07
- Football League Cup - 2006–07
- UEFA Champions League - runner-up -2007–08
- Ballon d’Or - 2004
- Ukrainian Footballer of the Year -1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005
- UEFA Club Forward of the Year -1998–99
- UEFA Team of the Year - 2004, 2005
- Serie A Foreign Footballer of theYear - 2000
- Serie A top scorer - 1999-00 (24goals), 2003–04 (24 goals)
- Serie A Goal of the Year - 2004
- Golden Foot - 2005
- FIFA 100 - 2004
- AC Milan Hall of Fame
- World Soccer’s 100 Greatest Playersof the 20th Century
- 1994–1995 - Ukraine U19
- 1994–1995 - Ukraine U21
- 1995–2012 - Ukraine
- 2016 - Ukraine (Assistant)
- 2016–2021 - Ukraine
- 2021–2022 - Genoa
- 2022–Present - National OlympicCommittee of Ukraine (VicePresident)