Birth date 22 Jun 1987 (32 years)
Nationality Australia Australia
Height 183 cm
Position Midfielder
Team history
Maccabi Haifa F.C 2016 - present
Beitar Jerusalem 2015 - 2016
Western Sydney Wanderers FC 2014 - 2015
Bornheimer 2013 - 2014 (loan)
Mainz 2012 - 2014
Mainz 2013
Hertha Berlin 2010 - 2012
K.S.V. Roeselare 2010 (loan)
FC Twente 2009 - 2010
Perth Glory 2007 - 2009

Nikita RukavytsyaNikita Rukavytsya soccer>, born on 22nd June 1987 is a professional footballer who plays for Australian National Football team. He is currently playing as a striker. He can also play as a Left Winger. Rukavytsya was born in Ukraine, but his family migrated to Australia when he was 14 years old.

During his youth career, he played junior football for Inglewood United, Perth SC and AIS.

Rukavytsya debuted his senior career in 2006 with the team Perth Glory. He played with the team till 2009 and made 42 appearances and achieved 16 goals during his term. In 2009 he joined the Twente club and made 5 appearances for the club. Currently he has been signed by the Roeselare on loan till the end of the season. He has made 11 appearances for the team along with an accomplishment of 5 goals.

Rukavytsya entered the Australian National Under 23 football team in 2008 and made 13 appearances and 1 goal for the team. He is playing for the Australian National football team in 2009 and has made 6 appearances so far.