Shovkovskiy has announced his retirement

After completion of the fundamental match against Shakhtar (3:4) in the locker room Dynamo Kiev came many years goalkeeper and captain white, and blue.

Alexander hugged everyone – teammates, coaches, team personnel, the President and thanked everyone for the years spent together in the same club to which he was devoted throughout his career, reports the press service of the club.

“Everything has its beginning and its end. She went to the end my more than 20 years of career of the player. All these years I was happy to defend the colors of the club Dinamo. My career has been both victories and defeats as triumphs, and failures,” said Alexander.

“I was happy here all these years, but now decided to retire. It is time to thank the club and fans,” — said the Ukrainian goalkeeper.

For the first team Dynamo’s Shovkovskiy performs with the distant 1993. Only the goalkeeper played in the t-shirt of the Kiev team in 633 matches. In the Highest League of the championship of Ukraine, he made his debut in March 1994.

Also on account of his 92 games for the national team of Ukraine, which performed z 1994 to 2012. In 2006 he reached the 1/4 finals of the world Cup in Germany.