* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2010
Maksim Aleksandrovich Shatskikh (Russian: Максим Александрович Шацких) (born 30 August 1978), is an Uzbek professional footballer of Russian origin who plays for Arsenal Kyiv in the Ukrainian Premier League. He is widely regarded as one of the best Uzbekistani players of all time and is currently the leading goalscorer of the national team. Shatskikh is one of the best all-time scorers of the Ukrainian Premier League and the best scorer among foreign players.
After spending the 2009 season with Lokomotiv Astana in the Kazakhstan Premier League he returned to Kyiv, where he was signed by Arsenal Kyiv during the winter break. During his stay with Arsenal Kyiv, Shatskikh scored his 100th league goal. On 7 April 2010, the president of FC Arsenal Kyiv presented Shatskikh the Golden Ball award for scoring his 100th goal in the Ukrainian Premier League against Metalurh Zaporizhia, according to turnir.com.ua, which referenced the official website of the Kyivan club (fcarsenal.com.ua). Arsenal president Vadym Rabinovych said that he had already ordered another Golden Ball for Shatskikh containing more gold for his future 200th goal in the Ukrainian Premier League.
Shatskih was among the three best Asian players in 2005. On 13 October 2007, he scored 5 goals against Taiwan. On 2 June 2008, he scored a goal for Uzbekistan during a 7–3 win over Singapore in a World Cup 2010 qualification game and became joint top scorer for the national team with Mirjalol Kasymov. On 15 October 2008, he scored against Japan as well, thus becoming the all-time top scorer for his side.