Russian-Ukrainian soccer player who has gained fame as a winger and forward for teams such as West Ham United F.C. and Dortmund. He has also played for the Ukrainian national team.
He played his youth soccer for teams such as Yunist Chernihiv, Desna Chernihiv, and Lokomotyv Kyiv.
He scored a goal in an international game within 14 seconds, becoming the fastest time a Ukrainian player has ever scored a goal.
He married his wife Inna Yarmolenko in 2011.