Ukrainian footballer and manager who gained fame playing for Borussia Monchengladbach and also the Ukrainian national team. In 2017 he managed the 7th tier German Bezirksliga team FC Buderich.
His youth club was Chornomorets Odessa.
He played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
He was born in Odessa to a Ukrainian Jewish mother and Russian father.
He posted a pic featuring Cristiano Ronaldo to celebrate the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final.