The midfielder Andrei Yarmolenko is, according to football standards, an old resident of Dynamo Kiev, a support and a teacher for the young people who come there. Maybe that's why he is not in a hurry to let go from his native team to European clubs. What do we know about this football player?
Andrei Yarmolenko: biography of the football player
Andrei Nikolayevich Yarmolenko was born in Leningrad in the family of Ukrainians on October 23, 1989. Soon the family moved to their homeland in Chernigov, where from the early childhood Andrey showed his love for football. Coach Nikolai Lipovyi took him to a football school. Young football player Yarmolenko persistently attended all the training sessions. First, he played in DFLF for the Chernigov club "Youth". Subsequently - for the Chernigov "Desna", which was balancing at the junction of the second and the first League.
The transition to "Dynamo" was a footballer's dream from childhood. But the first attempt in 2003 turned out to be fruitless, he was not taken to the academy "Dynamo". However, in 2007 he was successful, because the breeders appreciated the game of Andrey and recommended to the head coach as the future great football player.
He was taken first to the second team. Andrew's coaches in the "Dynamo-2" - Yuri Kalitvintsev and Gennady Litovchenko. For the first spring, Andrei Yarmolenko scored 4 goals, and in the next season - 6. The player is put in the doubling lineup of Dynamo in 2007, where he scores 8 goals in 13 games.
In 2008, he was taken to the main team. Most of the player came to replace, and since 2009, with coach Gazayev, the tenth number is firmly entrenched in the first team. The dream of a young football player has come true, which is a good example for those who are persistently working to achieve their goals.
Marriage of Andrei Yarmolenko
It is interesting that Inna attends matches with her husband's participation since 2009, when her first arrival at the stadium was marked by Andrew's goal at the gates of youthful Italy.
Performance for Dynamo (Kyiv)
In the "Dynamo" Andrei Yarmolenko has already played eight full seasons, constantly adding to the game. No wonder the player received a captain's armband in this club. The most successful season is 2014/15. when Andrew scored 14 goals and made 13 assists. Foreign breeders began to pay serious attention to him. Although the last season was not too successful, in general, the game of Andrew is stable.
Some statistics: for 209 matches in the championship of Ukraine in the Dynamo Andrei scored 84 goals (7 of them - from a penalty), made 49 players, spending an average of 79 minutes per game. In Eurocups he scored 18 goals and transferred 17 assists.
To the features of the game can be attributed to his famous feint, turning into the selection of the ball under his left foot and an unexpected twisted blow, spectacular sighted passes with a heel. He received recognition from the army of fans of Dynamo, but the striker differed not only in this club.
Yarmolenko and the Ukrainian team
The debut of the football player for the national team occurred in 2009 in a match against the national team of Andorra. In just 7 years, Andrei scored 24 goals in 65 games and became the second in the list of national team scorers.
In total, for his career, the player scored 140 goals and 72 assists in 373 games.
The coaches appreciate in him that Andrei Yarmolenko is a football player performing a large amount of the most diverse work on the field. For example, he conscientiously works in defense, can play the role of attacker. Often Andrew plays as an attacking midfielder, while changing the flank of the attack, the benefit that for so many years he has already played with his teammates.
Prospect of transition to the European TOP - championship
The salary of Andrey at the moment is the highest in Ukraine - $ 5 million per season. And this is quite deserved. It's not the first season that Andrei Yarmolenko is recognized as the best player of the year. For example, according to statistics, in 2016 Andrew inflicted the most blows on target shots - 19, of which 9 goalkeepers could not repel.
Recently, the Internet has a figure of $ 22 million - it is for as much Dynamo is ready to cede a player to the European top club. Many of them are interested in football player Yarmolenko Andrey. As the agent of the soccer player Chokhonelidze said, among the last serious proposals - the English "Everton" and the Spanish "Seville". Italian "Napoli" considers the football player the most suitable candidate for the role of a duplicate right-flank midfielder, where now plays Jose Callejon.
As for the long-awaited transfer of Yarmolenko to the top European football club, the football player himself would like to have a gaming practice in one of the leading teams of the English or Spanish championship. Where the midfielder "Dynamo" (Kiev) Andrew Yarmolenko, we will probably learn in the next 2-3 years.