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Andriy Shevchenko (Андрій Шевченко, Андрій Миколайович Шевченко (Ukrainian) - Andriy Mikolaiovich Shevchenko, Андрей Николаевич Шевченко (Russian), Andrei Nikolaevich Shevchenko born September 29, 1976 in Dvirkivschyna )) is a Ukrainian football player who is a striker for A.C. Milan and the Ukrainian national team. Shevchenko started off his career with Ukrainian side Dynamo Kyiv, where under the guidance of Valeri Lobanovsky he flourished into one of the team's most prominent and skillful players.
During the summer of 2004, Roman Abramovich, the owner of Chelsea, offered a record sum of 50 million Euro and striker Hernan Crespo to A.C. Milan in exchange for Andriy, Milan refused but took Crespo on loan.
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