The former Ukrainian player showed his book and opened at Corriere Della Sera
EFormer Ukrainian football player Andriy Shevchenko Co-authored the new book “La mia vita, il mio calcium” with Alessandro Alciato, in which he reviewed his personal life and football career.on Sierra Avenue In an interview, I talked about the content of this publication, Looking back marked some very important aspects of his life, such as the tragedy of Chernobyl.
This former Milan or Chelsea player once remembered 200 kilometers from nuclear power plant A nuclear accident occurred in 1986. “If I say everything is normal to me, I hope I don’t surprise anyone. I am ten years old. I was as happy as playing football everywhere, they took me to Dynamo Kyiv, but then the No. 4 reactor exploded and they took all of us away.,report.
“I still feel pain. The Soviet bus arrived and took away all the children between the ages of 6 and 15. I saw that I was 1,500 kilometers away from home and I remember living like watching a movie“In an interview, he added that he also explained the feeling of living in the Soviet Union: “It’s not bad. There are schools and a lot of sports activities everywhere. This is a closed country that isolates you from the world. “
In the new life in the Soviet Union, Shevchenko lived with many childhood friends from Kiev, but not all of them suffered the same fate. “In my neighborhood, I started to get less and less. They all died, not from radiation, but from alcohol, drugs, weapons… The cracks in the Soviet wall were getting bigger and bigger.. The world as we know it is collapsing, and my friends, like all my people, no longer believe in anything and get lost. Ballon d’Or in 2004 said: “The love of my parents and football saved me.
Shevchenko admitted that getting rid of all bubbles and seeing the existence of another world helped him grow into a person and a football player.For the first time, use 12 years, On a trip to Italy to play football: “We participated in a game in a city called Agropoli. Even though we melt like snow in the sun, people smile at us and treat us well. I realized that my destiny was there. “
His great godfather in the prom world is Valeri Lobanovski, former player and Ukrainian football coach who led Dynamo or the national team. “Sheva” (Sheva) has a special hobby for him. “He is still a part of my life, he stands by my side in difficult times. He is more than a stern teacher. I remember he ordered us to repeat “Escalada de la Muerte” dozens of times, with a slope of 16 % Of people did not vomit and did not play as a starter. He is strong, but very upright, and we have learned a lot from him”, Account.
One of the most difficult experiences in his football career is The 2005 UEFA Champions League final was held in Istanbul, when the half-time victory was 0-3. This Liverpool Rafa Benítez (Rafa Benítez)’s game was comparable to Milan and won a penalty trophy.
“The wound is still bleeding, and what bothers me is that they say we were taken away with euphoria. Maldini told to be careful during the intermission. In the first few months of the final, I would yell when I woke up in the middle of the night. Now I am a coach and I think about the moment we scored 3 goals. This is not a criticism of Ancelotti, but I could have stopped the game and changed someone…” said the 44-year-old Ukrainian.