Andrei Shevchenko is a Ukrainian football player named European Footballer of the Year in 2004. One of the most proficient strikers in the game, Shevchenko (also affectionately known as Sheva by fans and teammates), is amongst the top scorers in the history of European club competition. His prestigious club career has seen him play for Dynamo Kyiv, Milan and Chelsea, while his international career saw Shevchenko captain his Ukrainian national team to the quarter finals of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Andrei Shevchenko Facts
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Date of Birth: September 29, 1976
Birth Place: Dvirkivshchyna, USSR