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Ukraine
Serhiy Rybalka
Date of Birth: 01 April 1990
Age: 29
Place of birth: Yamne village (Sumy region)
Citizenship: Ukraine
Height: 176
Weight: 70
Joined Dynamo: 01 june 2008

Serhiy Rybalka was born in a small village called Yamnoe in Sumy region. At first he played football just for fun but his father noticed his talent and did everything to help Serhiy to develop it. Father took him to different teams for coaches to see Serhiy play. He played for Sumy football club and then moved to Kharkiv. There he made his first contract. As it often happens at first Rybalka played on the position of forward.

Things work out for the best!

Later Serhiy was invited to play in Ukrainian Second League for Arsenal Kharkiv football club. Before that he even played in 3 matches for Shakhtar Donetsk youth team but he did not make the contract with “pitmen”.

Rybalka played rather successfully in Kharkiv. He made his debut in the match against Illichivets’ and scored 2 goals. In 2007/2008 season Serhiy played in 37 matches for Arsenal and scored 18 goals.

Upstairs

Serhiy Rybalka made a contract with Dynamo for five years in July 2008. Three days later he made his debut for Dynamo-2 in the match against Prykarpattya (0:3). In 2008/2009 season Rybalka played in 29 matches and scored 3 goals. In summer 2009 he won the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship with Ukrainian team.

The next step in Serhiy’s career was the debut for Dynamo in the Ukrainian National Cup match against Kremin’ Kremenchuh. In that match he took a free kick and scored a great goal.
On the 23rd of October 2011 Serhiy made his debut in Ukrainian premier league. It was a match against Zorya Luhansk. He also played for several minutes in the away match against Metalist (2:1).

Serhiy Rybalka has a talent and desire to work. His next goal is to play stably on a high level. 

Stats in Dynamo Kyiv *

 
Season
* - Base statistics at time of filling
M
— Games Played
G
— Goals for

FC Dynamo Kyiv

UPL runner-up - 2011/12

Ukraine Premier League winner 2014/15, 2015/16

Ukraine Cup winner 2015

Ukraine National team

Matches - 8

Goals - 0

U-19 European championship winner - 2009

Euro 2016 participant

Serhiy RYBALKA willing to oppose Chelsea

Serhiy RYBALKA willing to oppose Chelsea

FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder Serhiy Rybalka missed the UPL matchday 11 fixture against FC Shakhtar Donetsk due to injury he picked up featuring for Ukraine national team against Spain.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We’ve done our best and won deservedly”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We’ve done our best and won deservedly”

FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder Serhiy Rybalka has commented upon the game against FC Vorskla Poltava.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We must defeat Belarus and move on”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We must defeat Belarus and move on”

Ukraine international Serhiy Rybalka has told Football 1 TV channel about preparation for the forthcoming Euro-2016 qualifier against Belarus:

Serhiy RYBALKA: “Draw is a fair outcome”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “Draw is a fair outcome”

FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder Serhiy Rybalka has shared his impressions of the goalless draw against FC Zoria Luhansk.

Serhiy RYBALKA to miss Ukrainian Cup match

Serhiy RYBALKA to miss Ukrainian Cup match

FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder Serhiy Rybalka will miss the Ukrainian Cup fixture against FC Hirnyk-Sport due to suspension.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “Now me and Ryta are husband and wife!”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “Now me and Ryta are husband and wife!”

On August 4 FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder Serhiy Rybalka married Marharyta Zakharenkova.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We’ve won, but lost two centre backs”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We’ve won, but lost two centre backs”

After the UPL matchday 2 game against FC Olimpik Donetsk (2:0) FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder Serhiy Rybalka stated:

Serhiy RYBALKA: “I can sign life contract with Dynamo”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “I can sign life contract with Dynamo”

It took midfielder Serhiy Rybalka six years to become FC Dynamo Kyiv first team regular.

 - goal scored against Switzerland at Euro U-20 devoted to his mother that even lost concience after such news.;

- among football stars prefers Ronaldinho and Messi;

- nicknamed in the team Ryba (fish as translated his name). Personally likes to go fishing!

- during his free time goes to the cinema or sleep at home;

- his gearlfriend is Margo Zakharenkova, ex-participant of pop groups Arktika and AmsteRdam.

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