10. 11. 2016
During the interview on a radio “The Aristocrats”, the goalkeeper of FC “Dynamo” announced that he was going to leave football. Shovkovsky said that he did not want to renew his contract because of the tiredness. According to the legendary goalkeeper, it was difficult for him to compete with younger players. Alexander Shovkovsky emphasized that he was almost 42 years. It is a solid age for a football player.
It was not easy to make such a decision for the goalkeeper. But then everything fell into its place.
An official career’s finishing may take place in December this year, after the end of the football season.
At the moment, the principal goalkeeper of FC “Dynamo” is Arthur Rudko.
Alexander Shovkovsky has been playing of the main Kiev football club for more than 20 years.