Denys Boyko

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Denys Boyko
Denys Boyko 2015.jpg
Boyko with Dnipro in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-01-29) 29 January 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Dynamo Kyiv
Number 71
Youth career
2001–2005 Dynamo Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Dynamo-3 Kyiv 31 (0)
2007–2009 Dynamo-2 Kyiv 17 (0)
2009–2013 Dynamo Kyiv 11 (0)
2008CSKA Kyiv (loan) 16 (0)
2009Obolon Kyiv (loan) 15 (0)
2011–2012Kryvbas (loan) 26 (0)
2013–2016 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 64 (0)
2016–2018 Beşiktaş 3 (0)
2016–2017Málaga (loan) 3 (0)
2018Dynamo Kyiv (loan) 12 (0)
2018– Dynamo Kyiv 0 (0)
National team
2003 Ukraine-15 3 (0)
2003–2004 Ukraine-16 5 (0)
2004–2005 Ukraine-17 7 (0)
2006 Ukraine-18 1 (0)
2006–2007 Ukraine-19 7 (0)
2014– Ukraine 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 December 2016

Denys Oleksandrovych Boyko (Ukrainian: Денис Олександрович Бойко; born 29 January 1988) is a Ukrainian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Dynamo Kyiv.

Club career[edit]

Born in Kiev, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union, Boyko made his debut in playing for Dynamo Kyiv on match against FC Metalurh Zaporizhya on 9 May 2010.[2]

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk[edit]

He played 18 matches in Dnipro's 2014–15 UEFA Europa League campaign, including the final, which they lost 2–3 to holders Sevilla FC in Warsaw.[3]

On November 24, 2015 Boyko was named a UEFA team of the year nominee[4] after conceding just 0.75 goals per a game, the lowest among goal keeper nominees. The other three nominees were Joe Hart of Manchester City and England, Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus and Italy, and Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich and Germany.

Beşiktaş[edit]

On 21 January 2016, Boyko signed a 4-year contract with Turkish club Beşiktaş, for a fee of around €3.3 million. On 31 August 2016, he was loaned to La Liga side Málaga CF, for one year.[5]

International career[edit]

On 18 November 2014, Boyko made his debut for Ukraine in a 0–0 friendly draw against Lithuania. Since then, Boyko has been the substitute of Shakhtar Donetsk's goalkeeper, Andriy Pyatov.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 18 May 2016.
Club Season League Cup Other Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Beşiktaş 2015–16 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0

Honours[edit]

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Beşiktaş J.K.

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