The main time of the meeting ended with the score 8:8
Today, June 6, in Uzhgorod at the stadium “Avangard” took place farewell match former forward of the national team of Ukraine, Dnipro and Shakhtar Evgenia Selezneva.
Famous football players of different generations took part in the duel – Darijo Srna, Yaroslav Rakitsky, Artem Dovbik, Alexander Aliyev, Andrey Yarmolenko, Artem Milevsky, Miron Markevich, Alexander Rybka, Evgeny Khacheridi, Ruslan Rotan and others.
Also participating in the match were the Ukrainian military — David “Khimik” Kasatkin, Igor “Yanki” Noman, Vadim “Karaya” Voroshilov, Rodion “Ridik” Kudryashov and representatives of the 128th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade.
All participants were divided into teams called Orange and Blue-White-Blue. The main time of the meeting ended in a draw 8:8, and in the penalty shootout the victory was won by the Orange – 5:4.
Seleznev played for both teams and scored five goals. The striker also converted a decisive penalty.
Seleznev’s farewell match was charitable. All funds raised during the fight will be sent to help combat brigades in different sectors of the front.
The striker has played more than 500 official matches for his career in clubs and the national team of Ukraine. Seleznev played 257 matches and scored 117 goals in the Premier League. This season, the 37-year-old forward once came on as a substitute in the match between Minay and Lvov (0:1).
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