Ukrainian striker who earned many national and international accolades including the 2004 Ballon d'Or and six Ukrainian Football of the Year awards; spent 17 years with the Ukrainian national team.
He began his professional career with Dynamo Kyiv in 1994.
In 2006, he was signed by the Chelsea FC for a record €43.875 million - nearly $90 million - after spending 7 seasons with AC Milan.
He married model Kristen Pazik in July, 2004 and had two sons with her.
He became close friends with fashion designer Giorgio Armani.