Oleksandr Zinchenko Biography

Oleksandr Zinchenko

Quick Facts About Oleksandr Zinchenko

Celebrated Name Oleksandr Zinchenko
Age 24 Years
Nick Name Oleksy
Birth Name Oleksandr Volodymyrovych Zinchenko
Birth Date 1996-12-15
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Ukrainian
Birth Nation Ukraine
Place Of Birth Radomyshl, Ukraine
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2004
Awards 2019 Ukrainian Footballer of the Year.
Father Volodymyr Zinchenko
Marital Status Married
Wife Vlada Shcheglova
Height 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight 61kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €650,000
Salary £1 Million
Current Club Manchester City
Position Attacking midfielder/Left-back/Left wing-back
Jersey Number 11
Links Instagram

Oleksandr Volodymyrovych Zinchenko is a Ukrainian professional football player who plays for Premier League club Manchester City and the Ukraine national team as an attacking midfielder, left-back, and left wing-back. He started playing football for the youth team of Youth Sporitve School Karpatiya in 2004 and played until 2008. In 2008, he then joined the youth team of FC Monolit Illichivsk. Later on, in 2010, he played for the youth team of Shakhtar Donetsk where he became the captain of the youth team and played until 2014. On 12 February 2015, he signed a contract with Ufa and made his Russian Premier League debut for the club on 20 March 2015. On 4 July 2016, he signed for Premier League club Manchester City for an undisclosed fee believed to be around £1.7 million. On 26 August 2016, he was loaned to Eredivisie club PSV for the 2016-17 season where he made 17 appearances for the club. He then returned to Manchester City for the 2017-18 season and made his debut for the club on 24 October 2017 in the EFL Cup. He made his first Premier League appearance for the club on 13 December 2017.

On the international level, he has represented Ukraine at various age levels. He has represented Ukraine at U16, U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his international debut for Ukraine on 12 October 2015. He was part of Ukraine’s squad that played in Euro 2016 and Euro 2020. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country and has won 2019 Ukrainian Footballer of the Year.

What is Oleksandr Zinchenko Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won 2017-18, 2018-19, 2020-21 Premier League with Manchester City.
  • Won the 2018-19 FA Cup with Manchester City.
  • Won 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 EFL Cup with Manchester City.
  • Won the 2019 FA Community Shield with Manchester City.

Oleksandr Zinchenko parents

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Individual 

  • Won the 2019 Ukrainian Footballer of the Year.

Where is Oleksandr Zinchenko From?

Oleksandr Volodymyrovych Zinchenko was born on 15 December 1996. His birthplace is Radomyshl, Ukraine. He was born to his father, Volodymyr Zinchenko, and his mother whose name is unknown. He holds Ukrainian nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Sagittarius. 

Oleksandr Zinchenko Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Youth Sportive School Karpatiya in 2004 and played until 2008. 
  • In 2008, he then joined the youth team of FC Monolit Illichivsk. 
  • Later on, in 2010, he played for the youth team of Shakhtar Donetsk where he became the captain of the youth team and played for the club until 2014. 
  • On 12 February 2015, he signed a contract with Ufa and made his Russian Premier League debut for the club on 20 March 2015 in a 2-0 loss against Krasnodar. On 25 July 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-2 defeat against FC Rostov.  
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 26 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 4 July 2016, he signed for Premier League club Manchester City for an undisclosed fee believed to be around £1.7 million.
  • On 26 August 2016, he was loaned to Eredivisie club PSV for the 2016-17 season. He made his debut for the club on 1 October 2016 in a 1-1 draw against SC Heerenveen. During his loan spell at PSV, he made 17 appearances for the club, providing 4 assists in all the competitions. He also made 7 appearances and provided 9 assists for Jong PSV.

Oleksandr Zinchenko Manchester City

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  • He then returned to Manchester City for the 2017-18 season and made his debut for the club on 24 October 2017 in a 0-0 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers in the EFL Cup.  He made his first Premier League appearance for the club on 13 December 2017 in a 4-0 away win against Swansea City. During his 2017-18 season, he made 14 appearances for the club in all the competitions as Manchester City won the Premier League and EFL Cup that season.
  • On 9 January 2019, he scored his first goal for Manchester City in a 9-0 home win against Burton Albion in the semi-final of the EFL Cup. During his 2018-19 season, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Manchester City won the Premier League, EFL Cup, FA Cup, and FA Community Shield that season.
  • In June 2019, he signed a new contract with the club, to keep him with them until 2024. On 4 January 2020, he scored a goal for Manchester City in a 4-1 win over Port Vale in the FA Cup. During his 2019-20 season, he made 25 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Manchester City won the EFL Cup and finished in 2nd place in the league that season.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Manchester City won the Premier League and EFL Cup as well as reached the Champions League Final that season.  

Oleksandr Zinchenko Ukraine

Source: [email protected]_96

Oleksandr Zinchenko International Career

  • He has represented Ukraine at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Ukraine at U16, U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his international debut for Ukraine on 12 October 2015 in a 1-0 loss against Spain in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualification.
  • On 29 May 2016, he scored his first international goal for Ukraine in a 4-3 friendly win against Romania in Turin where he became Ukraine's youngest player to score an international goal at the age of 19 years and 165 days, beating a record held since 1996 by Andriy Shevchenko.
  • He was part of Ukraine’s squad that played in Euro 2016 and Euro 2020. 
  • On 24 March 2021 in the match against France, he became Ukraine's youngest player captain in their history at the age of 24 years and 98 days.
  • On 29 June 2021, he scored the first goal and assisted the second goal in the Euro 2020 round of 16 matches against Sweden which ended in a 2-1 win for Ukraine after extra time and helped his team to qualify to the quarter-finals.
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country and has won 2019 Ukrainian Footballer of the Year.

Oleksandr Zinchenko wife

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Oleksandr Zinchenko Wife

Looking at his personal life, Emil Forsberg is a married guy. In August 2020, he got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Vlada Shcheglova, who is a journalist. He had proposed to his girlfriend on 16 October 2019 in Kyiv Olympic Stadium. He has an intimate relationship with his love where they are living their life happily together. 

Oleksandr Zinchenko Height and Weight

Oleksandr Zinchenko stands at a height of 1.75m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 61kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Oleksandr Zinchenko Net Worth and Salary

Oleksandr Zinchenko earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In February 2015, he signed a contract with Ufa. In July 2016, he signed for Premier League club Manchester City for an undisclosed fee believed to be around £1 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €650,000 and his salary is £3.7 million. His market value is around €25 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 8.
  • He wears shirt number 11 for Manchester City.
  • 2019 Ukrainian Footballer of the Year.
  • On 24 March 2021 in the match against France, he became Ukraine's youngest player captain in their history at the age of 24 years and 98 days.