Andrey Vorobey

Andrey Vorobey

Ukrainian football player
Date of Birth: 29.11.1978
Country: Ukraine

  1. Biography of Andriy Vorobey
  2. International Career
  3. Move to FC Dnipro
  4. Achievements and Awards

Biography of Andriy Vorobey

Andriy Vorobey is a Ukrainian footballer who played as a forward. He was born in Donetsk and started his career at the FC Shakhtar Donetsk youth academy. Vorobey played for the FC Shakhtar Donetsk first team from 1997 to 2007, making over 260 appearances in the Ukrainian championships and scoring more than 90 goals. He also played in 50 European matches, scoring 12 goals.

International Career

Vorobey represented the Ukrainian national team from 2000 to 2008. He participated in the 2006 FIFA World Cup as a member of the Ukrainian squad. In total, he played 68 matches for the national team and scored 9 goals.

Move to FC Dnipro

In 2007, Vorobey transferred to FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for a fee of €2.5 million. He had a successful stint with the club, reaching the quarter-finals of the 2006 FIFA World Cup. During his time at Dnipro, he also won the Ukrainian Premier League three times (2001/2002, 2004/2005, 2005/2006), finished as runner-up seven times, won the Ukrainian Cup three times (2000/2001, 2001/2002, 2003/2004), and reached the final three times (2002/2003, 2004/2005, 2006/2007).

Achievements and Awards

Vorobey was the top scorer of the Ukrainian Premier League in the 2000/2001 season, netting 21 goals. He was also honored with the Order "For Courage" of the third degree.

Overall, Andriy Vorobey had a successful career in Ukrainian football, representing both FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk with distinction.