Each game we approach like a final. Today it was the opening game at home, we won and showed outstanding football qualities. We will be preparing for the next game the same way.
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When I was a child, it was my dream to be a professional footballer. When I was 14 I visited Milan’s San Siro stadium and remember thinking how unbelievable it was. From then onwards I vowed that one day I would be playing there – and I am very proud that I achieved this and also for everything else I have managed to achieve in football.
|Birth:||29th September, 1976|
|Profession:||Football Player, Politician|
Andriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko is a former Ukrainian footballer and politician. He is the third-highest goalscorer in Champions League history with 59 goals as of 10 March 2011, behind Filippo Inzaghi and Raúl. Shevchenko is ranked as the third top goalscorer in all European competitions with 67 goals. With a tally of 175 goals scored for Milan, Shevchenko is the second most prolific player in the history of the club, and is also the all-time second-best scorer of the Derby della Madonnina with 14 goals. In addition, he is the all-time top scorer for the Ukrainian national team with 48 goals. He won the UEFA Champions League in 2003 with Milan, and he has also won various league and cup titles in Ukraine, Italy, and England. He is also a UEFA Champions League runner-up in 2005 and 2008. He was standing for election to the Ukrainian Parliament in the October 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election. But his party failed to win parliamentary representation.
Today's Anniversary - 30th March
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- 1892 - Stefan Banach
- 1964 - Tracy Chapman
- 1979 - Norah Jones
- 1971 - Ewan McGregor
- 1994 - William Arthur Ward
- 2004 - Alfred Alistair Cooke
- 1853 - Abigail Fillmore
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- 1925 - Rudolf Steiner
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