Yevhen Levchenko

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Yevhen Viktorovych Levchenko, also known as Evgeniy Levchenko (Ukrainian: Євген Вікторович Левченко; born 2 January 1978 in Kostiantynivka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired Ukrainian-Dutch footballer. The main participant of the Russian version of the show The Bachelor-Kholostyak on Russian Televisional Channel TNT.

Yevhen Levchenko
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Personal information
Full name Yevhen Viktorovych Levchenko
Date of birth (1978-01-02) 2 January 1978 (age 45)[1]
Place of birth Kostiantynivka, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Metalurh Kostiantynivka 6 (0)
1994–1995 Shakhtar-2 Donetsk 15 (0)
1996 CSKA-d Moscow 4 (1)
1996–2003 Vitesse 27 (1)
1997–1998Helmond Sport (loan) 15 (4)
1998–2000Cambuur (loan) 42 (2)
2003–2005 Sparta Rotterdam 70 (11)
2005–2009 Groningen 90 (17)
2009–2010 Saturn Moscow Oblast 7 (0)
2010–2011 Willem II 19 (3)
2011–2012 Adelaide United 10 (0)
Total 305 (39)
International career
2002–2009 Ukraine 8 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 30 January 2012
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 31 July 2011

Club careerEdit

Yevhen started out his football career in 1993 at local club Metalurh Kostiantynivka. The following year he was transferred to Shakhtar Donetsk, one of the best football clubs in Ukraine. Two seasons later, in 1996, Levchenko moved to a Russian club CSKA Moskva, from where he progressed to Vitesse Arnhem, and finally Helmond Sport. In 1998, Yevhen joined Cambuur Leeuwarden, where he played for two years. He played for Vitesse Arnhem again from the year 2000 until 2003, when he switched to Sparta Rotterdam.

In 2005, Levchenko was transferred to another Dutch club, FC Groningen. He left FC Groningen at the end of the 2008–09 season on a free transfer, on 30 July 2009 FC Saturn Moscow Oblast signed the Ukrainian national player, he comes on a free transfer from FC Groningen of the Netherlands and signed a contract for 1.5 years. In 2010, Levchenko signed with Willem II on a free transfer. In 2011, Levchenko signed with A-League club Adelaide United on a 1-year deal.[2] He scored his first goal for the club during an Asian Champions League playoff against Persipura Jayapura of Indonesia on 16 February 2012. On 25 March 2012, it was announced the club and player had mutually agreed to the termination of his contract.[3]

On 30 Januari 2014 he announced his retirement from professional football in order to pursue a degree in Marketing. On 1 July 2019 he became the president of the Dutch trade union for professional footballers

International careerEdit

In 2001 Levchenko has been called up to Ukraine national team, he was announced as a part of the squad for 2002 World Cup qualification. He made his debut for Ukraine in a qualification game against Norway and has been capped a total of 8 times.

Personal lifeEdit

In 2001 he became a naturalized Dutch citizen.

See alsoEdit


  • Koppe, Iris Lev, publishing house De Bezige Bij, (Dutch language), October 2015, ISBN 9789400404915


  1. ^ "FCG Stats - Evgeniy Levchenko".
  2. ^ "Reds secure Ukrainian Levchenko". Adelaide United FC. A-League. 25 July 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Adelaide Lets Levchenko Go". FourFourTwo. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2012.

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