• 14 dec
  • 14:57

Eight absolute records of Olexandr Shovkovskyi

After the UPL matchday 18 game against FC Shakhtar Donetsk (3:4) FC Dynamo Kyiv goalkeeper Olexandr Shovkovskyi announced the finish of his career.

Shovkovskyi embodied Dynamo for 13 years, but now this era is over. SaSho was the best. He’s got several significant records to his name.

We present the most important ones.

1. Record number of appearances in Ukrainian league – 426.

2. Record number of appearances for the club and national team among Ukrainian players – 763.

3. The oldest player to take the field among the White-Blues first eleven – 41 years old.

4. The biggest number of Champions League appearances for Ukrainian team among Ukrainian players – 109.

5. The first goalkeeper not to concede a single goal in penalty shootout at the World Cup. That happened in 2006 World Cup round of 16 game against Switzerland.

6. The biggest number of titles for club in Europe: 35 (including CIS Cup).

7. One of four goalkeepers to make more than 100 Champions League appearances (others are Iker Casillas, Oliver Kahn and Edwin van der Sar).

8. One of six players older than 40 to perform in the Europa League.

Fakty (ICTV channel)