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Andriy Rusol
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Full name Andriy Anatoliyovych Rusol
Date of birth (1983-01-16) 16 January 1983 (age 41)
Place of birth Kirovohrad, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club SC Dnipro-1 (executive director)
Youth career
1997–1998 Zirka Kirovohrad
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Zirka Kirovohrad 1 (0)
1998–1999 → Zirka-2 Kirovohrad 9 (0)
1999–2003 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 40 (0)
2000 → Kryvbas-2 Kryvyi Rih 23 (0)
2003–2011 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 211 (9)
2003 → Dnipro-2 Dnipropetrovsk 8 (0)
Total 292 (9)
National team
2003 Ukraine U21 1 (0)
2004–2011 Ukraine 49 (3)
Teams managed
2011–2012 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (scout)
2012–2018 Dnipro (executive director)
2019– Dnipro-1 (executive director)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andriy Anatoliyovych Rusol (Ukrainian: Андрій Анатолійович Русол; born 16 January 1983) is a Ukrainian retired footballer who formerly played as a defender for Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and the Ukraine national team.

Club career

Rusol was a defender. He started his career with Zirka Kirovohrad in the 1998–99 season. He then transferred to Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih for the 1999–2000 season. He played for Kryvbas until 2003, when he was transferred to Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. He played 117 matches for Dnipro and scored 5 goals. In the 2007–08 season, Rusol became the captain of Dnipro. He retired on 24 August 2011 due to back injuries, aged 28.

International career

Rusol made his debut for Ukraine on 31 March 2004. Since then, he has played 49 matches and scored 3 goals.

Rusol scored Ukraine's first World Cup finals goal in the 4th minute against Saudi Arabia in the 2006 World Cup. Recently, he was the captain against Sweden and beat them 1–0.

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