Roman Zozulya (footballer)
Zozulya with Ukraine in 2010
|Full name||Roman Vyacheslavovych Zozulya|
|Date of birth||17 November 1989|
|Place of birth||Kiev, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|FC Dynamo-3 Kyiv|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Roman Vyacheslavovych Zozulya (Ukrainian: Роман В'ячеславович Зозуля, born 17 November 1989 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian football striker, currently playing for Ukrainian Premier League club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Ukrainian national team.
He was a product of the Dynamo youth system progressing through Dynamo-3 and Dynamo-2. In 2008 after the 2007–08 season he was promoted to the main team.
On 27th of February 2014, in a Europa League match against Tottenham Zozulya was sent off after he directed a head-butt towards Jan Vertonghen. Zozulya was sent off and had to restrained from attacking Vertonghen, who was accused of embellished the contact. Tottenham went on to win the game 3 - 1, knocking Dnipro out of the Europa League.
Roman debuted for Ukraine on 2 June 2010 against Norway on Ullevaal. He scored a goal after Yevhen Konoplyanka fired a long shot at Jon Knudsen, who fumbled with the ball and let Roman kick the ball into the net. He was substituted in the 81st minute.
|1.||2 June 2010||Ullevaal Stadium, Oslo, Norway||Norway||0-1||0-1||Friendly|
|2.||22 March 2013||National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland||Poland||1-3||1-3||WC 2014 Qual|
|3.||15 November 2013||Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex, Kiev, Ukraine||France||1-0||2-0||WC 2014 Qual|
|Correct as of 15 November 2013|
- Mike Dyce. "Europa League: Roman Zozulya gets straight red for head butting Tottenham player, chaos ensues (GIF)". fanside.com. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
- "Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen has defended his response to being head-butted by Dinipro foward Roman Zozulya on Thursday evening". insidefutbol.com. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
- "UEFA Europa League: Tottenham 3 Dnipro 1". FourFourTwo. 27 February 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
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- Zozulia nets winner on Ukraine debut
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