Heorhiy Tsitaishvili

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Heorhiy Tsitaishvili
Personal information
Full name Heorhiy Klymentiyovych Tsitaishvili
Date of birth (2000-11-18) 18 November 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Rishon LeZion, Israel
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dynamo Kyiv
Number 40
Youth career
2012–2018 Dynamo Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Dynamo Kyiv 5 (0)
National team
2017 Ukraine U17 2 (0)
2018 Ukraine U18 2 (0)
2018– Ukraine U19 12 (5)
2019– Ukraine U20 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 June 2019

Heorhiy Tsitaishvili (Ukrainian: Георгій Климентійович Цітаїшвілі; born 18 November 2000) is a professional Ukrainian football midfielder who plays for FC Dynamo Kyiv.

Early life[edit]

Tsitaishvili, who is of Georgian descent, was born in Rishon LeZion, Israel, where his father Klimenti Tsitaishvili played as footballer. He is a product of the Dynamo Kyiv youth sportive school.[1] His first coaches were Yuriy Yeskin and Oleksiy Drotsenko.

Club career[edit]

Tsitaishvili made his debut for Dynamo in the 2018 Ukrainian Cup Final on 9 May 2018, playing in a match against FC Shakhtar Donetsk.[2] The following season he made his European debut, when he came on as a substitute in Dynamo's 0-1 away loss to FK Jablonec in the UEFA Europa League.

International career[edit]

Tsitaishvili was part of the Ukraine national under-20 football team that won the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He played in five of his teams seven matches in the tournament, and scored a goal in the final against South Korea

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of the end of 2018–19 season[3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup1 Continental2 Other3 Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Dynamo Kyiv 2017–18 UPL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018–19 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
Career total 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0

1 Includes Ukrainian Cup matches.
2 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.
3 Includes Ukrainian Super Cup matches.

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Ukraine U20[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ГЕОРГІЙ ЦИТАЇШВІЛІ (in Ukrainian). FC Dynamo Kyiv Official Site. 14 December 2018.
  2. ^ КУБОК УКРАЇНИ-2018. «ШАХТАР» ПЕРЕМІГ «ДИНАМО» ТА ЗДОБУВ ТРОФЕЙ УДВАНАДЦЯТЕ (in Ukrainian). FFU Official Site. 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Ukraine - Tsitaishvili Profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 15 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Spirited comeback earns Ukraine first U-20 title". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 15 June 2019.

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