Andriy Oleksiyovych Vorobey (Ukrainian: Андрій Олексійович Воробей; born 29 November 1978) is a retired Ukrainian football striker. He was a three times national champion while playing for FC Shakhtar Donetsk. In 2000 the magazine Komanda recognized him as the best player in the league. During his career Vorobey netted over 100 goals in the Ukrainian Premier League, while in the 2000-01 season he became the league's top scorer.
Vorobey in 2011
|Full name||Andriy Oleksiyovych Vorobey|
|Date of birth||29 November 1978|
|Place of birth||Donetsk, Ukraine|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1988–1995||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|1995–1999||→ Shakhtar-2 Donetsk (loan)||92||(23)|
|2009–2010||→ Arsenal Kyiv (loan)||23||(9)|
|2013||→ Helios Kharkiv (loan)||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2013|
Vorobey started his career in Shakhtar Donetsk in 1994. He was promoted to the senior team in 1997. In the 2000–01 season Vorobey was the leading scorer with 21 goals. He amassed 79 goals in 209 matches in the Ukrainian Premier League playing for Shakhtar Donetsk. His total career for the Shakhtar senior team lasted ten years.
Vorobey signed a three-year contract with FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on 17 June 2007. He scored his first goal in European Competition for FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the 2007–08 UEFA Cup, in a 1–1 draw with Aberdeen, however Dnipro were eliminated by Aberdeen on the away goal rule.
On 28 May 2010 it was officially announced that Vorobey had signed a two-year contract at Metalist.
Vorobey has been on the Ukraine national football team since 2000. Notably, he was on Ukraine's FIFA World Cup 2006 squad, where Ukraine got to the quarterfinals losing to their champions Italy. Vorobey is also well known for being the top scorer of the Ukraine national football team. He has scored 9 goals in the international arena.
|Ukraine national team|
- Ukrainian Premier League (3): 2001–02, 2004–05, 2005–06
- Ukrainian Cup (3): 2000–01, 2001–02, 2003–04
- Ukrainian Super Cup (1): 2005
- "Ukraine rout lifts spirits in Kiev". UEFA.com. 17 October 2007. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
- "Andriy Vorobey career Statistics". Football Database.eu. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
- "Andriy Vorobey Europe stats". Uefa.com. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
- "Andriy Vorobey – International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 26 October 2012.