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Maksim Aleksandrovich Shatskikh (Russian: Максим Александрович Шацких; born 30 August 1978) is an Uzbekistani former professional footballer of Russian origin.

Maksim Shatskikh
Maksim Shatskikh 2014.jpg
Shatskikh playing for Hoverla Uzhhorod in 2014
Personal information
Full name Maksim Aleksandrovich Shatskikh
Date of birth (1978-08-30) 30 August 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1994 MHSK Tashkent
1995 Chilanzar Tashkent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 Sokol Saratov 12 (0)
1996 Torpedo Volzhsky 4 (0)
1997 Lada Togliatti 22 (9)
1998 SOYUZ-Gazprom Izhevsk 27 (9)
1999 Baltika Kaliningrad 19 (5)
1999–2009 Dynamo Kyiv 215 (97)
2009 Lokomotiv Astana 15 (8)
2010–2013 Arsenal Kyiv 83 (21)
2013 Chornomorets Odesa 6 (0)
2013 Arsenal Kyiv 12 (1)
2014–2015 Hoverla Uzhhorod 25 (5)
2015–2016 Rukh Vynnyky (amateurs)
National team
1999–2014 Uzbekistan 61 (34)
Teams managed
2016–2017 Dynamo Kyiv (U-19 team assistant)
2017–2019 Dynamo Kyiv (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2019

He is widely regarded as one of the best Uzbekistani players of all time[according to whom?] and is currently the top goalscorer of the national team with 34 goals in 61 games. Shatskikh is the joint all-time top scorer of the Ukrainian Premier League with 123 goals in 341 games together with Serhiy Rebrov.[1] He spent a decade playing for Dynamo Kyiv from 1999 to 2009.

On 28 July 1999, Shatskikh became the first Asian player to score in the UEFA Champions League and is only the second Uzbek player, after Mirjalol Kasymov, to score in UEFA football competitions.[2] At international level, he played in three AFC Asian Cups for Uzbekistan, helping them to fourth place in 2011.

Most recently he played for Rukh Vynnyky. On 8 April 2016, it was announced that he ended his playing career and became a coaching staff of the Dynamo football academy.[3]

His brother Oleg Shatskikh is also a former footballer.

CareerEdit

Dynamo KyivEdit

After playing for clubs in Uzbekistan and Russia in his earlier career he was signed by Ukrainian Premier League's Dynamo Kyiv as a replacement for Andriy Shevchenko, who was acquired by in A.C. Milan in 1999.[4] In his first season at Dynamo, he scored two goals in a 3–2 win over Karpaty Lviv to clinch Dynamo's 8th consecutive league title.[5] He was labeled the "next Shevchenko" in the media.

In his debut season for Dynamo Kyiv, he won the Ukrainian Premier League and became Ukrainian Premier League Topscorer, scoring 20 goals. In the 2002–2003 season, when he scored 22 goals to equal Serhiy Rebrov's record haul of 1997–98 while also playing for Kyiv, Shatskikh scored 5 goals in his debut UEFA Champions League season 1999–2000. On 28 July 1999, he scored his first goal in the Champions League in a match against Žalgiris Vilnius.[2] With Kyiv, Shatskikh managed to play 9 seasons in the UEFA Champions League, scoring 11 goals.

Arsenal KyivEdit

After spending the 2009 season with Lokomotiv Astana in the Kazakhstan Premier League he returned to Kyiv, where he was signed by Arsenal Kyiv during the winter break. During his stay with Arsenal Kyiv, Shatskikh scored his 100th league goal.[6] On 7 April 2010, the president of FC Arsenal Kyiv presented Shatskikh the Golden Ball award for scoring his 100th goal in the Ukrainian Premier League against Metalurh Zaporizhia.[7] Arsenal president Vadym Rabinovych said that he had already ordered another Golden Ball for Shatskikh containing more gold for his future 200th goal in the Ukrainian Premier League.

At the start of the 2013–14 season, Shatskikh joined Arsenal Kyiv from fellow Ukrainian side Chornomorets Odesa.[8]

HoverlaEdit

 
Maksim Shatskikh banner on 26 May 2009

On 30 December 2013 Shatskikh signed a 2,5 years contract with Hoverla Uzhhorod.[9] On 27 July 2014 in Ukrainian Premier League match Hoverla Uzhhorod- Karpaty Lviv finished by draw 2–2, Shatskikh scored the first goal for the Hoverla side in the match and his 122nd in Ukrainian Premier League.[10]

On 23 August 2014 in Ukrainian Cup away match against Cherkaskyi Dnipro Hoverla won by 2–1 and Shatskikh scored in the 67th minute the second goal of his team. After this match his total goals in the Ukrainian Cup reached 24 goals (as of 23 August 2014) and he became the 2nd best goalscorer of the tournament after Andriy Vorobey with 25 goals.[11][12]

He is the highest goalscorer in the history of the Ukrainian Premier League with 124 goals, (as of 4 October 2014), surpassing Serhiy Rebrov. Shatskikh scored his 124th goal on 4 October 2014 in a match against Zorya Luhansk lost by Hoverla with 1:2. [13] He is also member of Oleh Blokhin club with 171 goals (as of 4 October 2014).[10][14]

At the end of the 2014–15 season Shatskikh left the club, while under a contract and joined an amateur club from Lviv until the end of 2015.[15] On 10 May 2016 he filed a case to Lausanne (Court of Arbitration for Sport) against FC Hoverla Uzhhorod administration for failure to pay him indebted salary.[16] During the 2015–16 season Hoverla already was fined and had points deducted for not paying players' salaries on the decision of the Football Federation of Ukraine, yet according to Shatskikh his personal case that was filed in October 2015 was not yet reviewed by April 2016 and could stretch out for 10 years.[16]

International careerEdit

Shatskih was among the three best Asian players in 2005. On 13 October 2007, he scored 5 goals against Taiwan.[17] On 2 June 2008, he scored a goal for Uzbekistan during a 7–3 win over Singapore in a World Cup 2010 qualification game and became joint top scorer for the national team with Mirjalol Kasymov.[18] On 15 October 2008, he scored against Japan as well, thus becoming the all-time top scorer for his side. Another famous goal came against Iran in the 2014 WCQs effectively sealing Irans fate and ensuring the Uzbekis reaching the playoffs.

On 29 May 2014, Shatskikh played his farewell match for the national team in a friendly against Oman.[19] He capped 61 matches for national team, scoring 34 goals. He is currently the best national team goalscorer of all-time.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 4 June 2019[20]
Club Season League Cup Europe Super Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sokol Saratov 1996 12 0 1 0 13 0
Torpedo Volzhsky 1996 4 0 4 0
Lada Togliatti 1997 22 9 22 9
SOYUZ-Gazprom 1998 27 9 27 9
Baltika Kaliningrad 1999 19 5 1 3 20 8
Dynamo Kyiv 1999-00 25 20 4 4 15 5 44 29
2000–01 14 3 7 2 21 5
2001–02 17 7 6 5 1 0 24 12
2002–03 29 22 7 5 12 5 48 32
2003–04 21 10 3 3 8 3 32 16
2004–05 29 11 5 0 8 1 42 12
2005–06 22 5 2 0 2 1 1 0 27 6
2006–07 29 9 3 2 10 5 1 0 43 16
2007–08 23 10 6 3 7 1 36 14
2008–09 6 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 11 0
Total 215 97 37 22 73 23 3 0 328 142
Lokomotiv Astana 2009 15 8 1 1 16 9
Arsenal Kyiv 2009–10 13 4 13 4
2010–11 28 9 3 0 31 9
2011–12 24 3 3 1 27 4
2012–13 18 5 2 0 2 0 22 5
Total 83 21 8 1 2 0 93 22
Chornomorets Odesa 2012–13 6 0 1 0 7 0
Arsenal Kyiv 2013–14 12 1 1 0 13 1
Hoverla Uzhhorod 2013–14 7 2 7 2
2014–15 18 3 3 1 21 4
Total 25 5 3 1 28 6
Career total 440 155 53 28 75 23 3 0 571 206

InternationalEdit

As of 4 June 2019[21]
Nation Year Apps Goals
Uzbekistan 1999 3 6
2000 4 2
2001 5 1
2003 4 1
2004 3 2
2005 7 3
2006 5 4
2007 5 8
2008 9 3
2009 2 0
2010 4 2
2011 9 2
2014 1 0
Total 61 34

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 June 1999 Samarkand, Uzbekistan   Azerbaijan 5–1 Won Friendly
2. 9 June 1999 Samarkand, Uzbekistan   Azerbaijan 5–1 Won Friendly
3. 9 June 1999 Samarkand, Uzbekistan   Azerbaijan 5–1 Won Friendly
4. 21 November 1999 Abu Dhabi, UAE   Bangladesh 6–0 Won 2000 AFC Asian Cup qualification
5. 21 November 1999 Abu Dhabi, UAE   Bangladesh 6–0 Won 2000 AFC Asian Cup qualification
6. 27 November 1999 Abu Dhabi, UAE   United Arab Emirates 1–0 Won 2000 AFC Asian Cup qualification
7. 8 October 2000 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Turkmenistan 3–0 Won Friendly
8. 8 October 2000 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Turkmenistan 3–0 Won Friendly
9. 8 September 2001 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Oman 5–0 Won 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
10. 8 November 2003 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Thailand 3–0 Won 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
11. 13 October 2004 Amman, Jordan   Iraq 2–1 Won 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
12. 17 November 2004 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Chinese Taipei 6–1 Won 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
13. 3 June 2005 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   South Korea 1–1 Draw 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
14. 17 August 2005 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Kuwait 3–2 Won 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
15. 8 October 2005 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Bahrain 1–1 Draw 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
16. 22 February 2006 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Bangladesh 5–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
17. 22 February 2006 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Bangladesh 5–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
18. 16 August 2006 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Hong Kong 2–2 Draw 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
19. 11 October 2006 Dhaka, Bangladesh   Bangladesh 4–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
20. 14 July 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Malaysia 5–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup Group Stage
21. 14 July 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Malaysia 5–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup Group Stage
22. 18 July 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   China PR 3–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup Group Stage
23. 13 October 2007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Chinese Taipei 9–0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
24. 13 October 2007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Chinese Taipei 9–0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
25. 13 October 2007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Chinese Taipei 9–0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
26. 13 October 2007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Chinese Taipei 9–0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
27. 13 October 2007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Chinese Taipei 9–0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
28. 26 March 2008 Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Saudi Arabia 3–0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
29. 2 June 2008 Singapore, Singapore   Singapore 7–3 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
30. 15 October 2008 Saitama, Japan   Japan 1–1 Draw 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification
31. 7 September 2010 Tallinn, Estonia   Estonia 3–3 Draw Friendly
32. 12 October 2010 Riffa, Bahrain   Bahrain 4–2 Won Friendly
33. 12 January 2011 Doha, Qatar   Kuwait 2–1 Won 2011 AFC Asian Cup Group Stage
34. 2 September 2011 Tursunzoda, Tajikistan   Tajikistan 1–0 Won 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Correct as of 2 September 2011[22][21]


HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Шацких догнал Реброва в списке бомбардиров чемпионатов Украины [Shatskikh has caught Rebrov in the list of goalscorers in the Ukrainian Championship] (in Russian). ua-football.com. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b А если бы не «Динамо»? (in Russian). profootball.com.ua.
  3. ^ Shatskikh became a coach at the Dynamo sports school. UA-Football. 8 May 2016
  4. ^ "Shatskikh lifts Dynamo". UEFA. Retrieved 3 May 2012.
  5. ^ Tommy Staniforth (5 June 2009). "Shatskikh clinches title for irrepressible Kiev". The Independent. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  6. ^ Владимир Пояснюк (Volodymr Poyasniuk) (5 April 2010). "Carpe diem. Максим Шацких – в "Клубе 100"! (Max Shatskikh – Member of Club 100)" (in Russian). ua.football. Retrieved 5 April 2009.
  7. ^ Shatskikh received the Golden Ball award[permanent dead link] (in Russian)
  8. ^ "Maksim Shatskikh joins Arsenal Kiev". UzDaily. 22 June 2013. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Шацких — игрок Говерлы Kiev" (in Russian). Football.ua. 30 December 2014.
  10. ^ a b Максим Шацких в шаге от Сергея Реброва (in Russian). sport.ua. 28 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Cherkaskyi Dnipro vs. Hoverla 1 – 2, 23 August 2014". soccerway. 23 August 2014.
  12. ^ Шацких обошел Шевченко, на очереди Воробей? (in Russian). cup.sport.ua. 21 August 2014.
  13. ^ Шацких стал единоличным рекордсменом (in Russian). Спорт-Экспресс в Украине. 10 October 2014.
  14. ^ Шацких: «Обойти оппонента – стимул для каждого форварда» (in Russian). football.sport.ua. 24 October 2014.
  15. ^ Шацких: "Не собираюсь заканчивать с профессиональным футболом" (in Russian). football.ua. 14 July 2015. Archived from the original on 10 May 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  16. ^ a b Шацких будет судиться с Говерлой в Лозанне (in Russian). football.ua. 10 May 2016. Archived from the original on 10 May 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  17. ^ "Uzbekistan 9–0 Chinese Taipei: Five for Shatskykh". ESPN. 13 October 2007. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  18. ^ "Uzbekistan won Singapore 7–3 in qualification round of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa". UzA. 2 June 2008. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  19. ^ Три футболиста из сборной Узбекистан навсегда вышли из состава (in Russian). Utro.uz. 30 May 2014.
  20. ^ "Uzbekistan - M. Shatskikh - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  21. ^ a b "Maksim Shatskikh - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  22. ^ "uzfootball.uz". uzfootball.uz. Archived from the original on 11 November 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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