Andriy Shevchenko

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Andriy Shevchenko

Andriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Андрій Миколайович Шевченко, Andrij Mykolajovyč Ševčenko, (born 29 September 1976) is a Ukrainian football striker who plays for Chelsea F.C. in the FA Premier League.


  • It meant a lot to me that Chelsea have wanted me for the last three years and that is the reason I chose them. It was important for me to come to a club with the same level of excellence. It is a great team and it is important to play for a great team.
  • We might have a quick word with each other but that is natural as we both speak Russian. Maybe I shouldn't speak Russian!
    • About his friend Roman Abramovich.[[2]]
  • If my goals and victories can help the world remember Chernobyl and bring a smile to the face of the people still suffering then I dedicate all my success to them.
    • On Chernobyl[[3]]

About Andriy Shevchenko[edit]

  • Andriy is our locomotive. We don't have players of the calibre of Kaka, Cafu and Maldini to play alongside him, but he carries the team up.
  • Shevchenko is the best attacker in Europe. He has a great deal of consistency and he just keeps scoring - which in Italian football is very difficult. He is a complete player, someone who can do everything on a football field
    • Carlo Ancelotti. coach at Milan, on how he regards Shevchenko as one of the best players in modern football[[5]]

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