Andriy Pyatov

Andriy Pyatov

FC Shakhtar Donetsk goalkeeper, captain of the Ukrainian national soccer team
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Short biography

Andriy Valerievich Pyatov is a Ukrainian footballer, goalkeeper and vice-captain of FC Shakhtar Donetsk, captain of the Ukraine national soccer team.

Brief biography

Andriy Pyatov was born in Kirovograd (now - Kropivnitsky), June 28, 1984.

He began to seriously engage in soccer since the age of eight, never missing a single session in the sports section. At the same time, Pyatov managed to attend several other sports clubs - hand-to-hand combat, running, etc.

Initially, Pyatov played in the amateur Kirovograd soccer club Artemida.

But already in 2001 he got his first serious offer and up to 2005 Pyatov played in FC Vorskla (Poltava), starting with the team "Vorskla-2". In 2004 he moved to the main team of FC Vorskla. He left the club only in 2005, having managed to play a total of 43 games during his cooperation with "Vorskla".

Since 2006 he has been playing for FC Shakhtar Donetsk. The cost of Pyatov's transfer to Donetsk club amounted to six million hryvnias. Since the same year he has been playing for the Ukrainian national soccer team, but he managed to play his first match for the national team only in 2008, without conceding a single goal.

Andriy Pyatov's statistics

During his career Andriy Pyatov played a total of 373 matches.

Among Andriy Pyatov's personal achievements are:

  • Best Goalkeeper of the Ukrainian Championship in the 2009-2010 season.

  • Best player of the Ukrainian championship in the season 2009-2010.

  • 33rd place in the list of the best goalkeepers in the world in 2011.

  • Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine since 2009.

  • Commander of the Order "For Courage" of III (2006) and II (2009) degree.

  • The owner of the longest dry streak in the history of the national team of Ukraine, which amounted to 752 minutes.

Personal life

In 2005 Andriy Pyatov got married just two months after his first acquaintance. His wife is Yulia Pyatova. The couple brings up three daughters - Daria, Milana and Maya.

And in February 2019 Pyatov had his first son, which he immediately shared on his Instagram page.

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