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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

This time everyone tumbled! (+ VIDEO)

This time everyone tumbled! (+ VIDEO)

Even after intense training day players were eager to stay on the field.

Where should we trim the pitch? (+ VIDEO)

Where should we trim the pitch? (+ VIDEO)

After evening training session Andriy Yarmolenko, Yevhen Khacheridi and Serhiy Rybalka stayed on the field and play the game the main rule of which was to pass the ball to each other with two touches not letting it fall on the ground.

Serhiy RYBALKA – UPL leader in number tactical actions

Serhiy RYBALKA – UPL leader in number tactical actions

Different media keep summarizing the first part of 2014/15 Ukrainian Premier League.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “Participation in Europa League is prestige of the club”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “Participation in Europa League is prestige of the club”

FC Dynamo Kyiv are getting ready for the last match of the year 2014 on scheduled basis.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We’ve congratulated uncle Sasha on his achievement!”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “We’ve congratulated uncle Sasha on his achievement!”

On November 27 the White-Blues won the important Europa League match against Rio Ave FC (2:0).

Young Kyivans about forthcoming game against Rio Ave

Young Kyivans about forthcoming game against Rio Ave

FC Dynamo Kyiv keep getting ready for another euro cups battle.

Hearty meeting in Dynamo traditions (+ VIDEO)

Hearty meeting in Dynamo traditions (+ VIDEO)

On November 20 Dynamo Stadium named after Valeriy Lobanovskyi conference hall doors were opened for all supporters, who wanted to communicate with three young performers of our club – Serhiy Rybalka, Vladyslav Kalytvyntsev and Mykyta Burda.

Serhiy RYBALKA: “There are such matches…”

Serhiy RYBALKA: “There are such matches…”

FC Dynamo Kyiv midfielder has answered journalists’ questions as for the UPL matchday 12 fixture against FC Karpaty Lviv (0:0):

 - 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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