Valentyn Slyusar

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Valentyn Slyusar
Personal information
Full name Valentyn Vasylovych Slyusar
Date of birth (1977-09-15) 15 September 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Dynamo 2 80 (14)
1998–1999 FC Metalurh Donetsk 13 (2)
1999 FC Obolon Kyiv 13 (1)
1999 FC Rostselmash Rostov-on-Don 1 (0)
1999 FC Rostselmash-2 Rostov-on-Don 12 (0)
2000–2002 Zakarpattia Uzhhorod 56 (7)
2002–2003 PFC Olexandria 18 (2)
2003–2004 FC Nyva Vinnytsia 24 (4)
2004–2005 Zakarpattia Uzhhorod 29 (1)
2005–2010 FC Metalist Kharkiv 126 (16)
2010–2012 FC Obolon Kyiv 36 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Ukraine 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 July 2009

Valentyn Slyusar (born 15 September 1977 in Kyiv) is a former Ukrainian football midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Slyusar is graduate of Dynamo Kyiv academy. Since then he has played for various Ukrainian First League clubs. He has also played for Russian club FC Rostov. Notably he has played for Ukrainian Premier League clubs FC Metalurh Donetsk, and Zakarpattia Uzhhorod.

In 2005, Slyusar came to Metalist who got new manager Myron Markevych. Since then he has one three bronze titles with the club in the Ukrainian Premier League.

After the Ukrainian Premier League 2008-09 season Slyusar was found positive in random drug testing and will be suspended for two months.[1]

International career[edit]

Slyusar was first called up to the Ukraine national football team by Oleksiy Mykhailychenko for a friendly match against Norway on 19 November 2008. The squad mainly consisted of domestic-based players, with the exception Vitaliy Fedoriv.[2]


  1. ^ "Валентин Слюсар дисквалифицирован на два месяца (Valyntyn Slyusar is disqualified for 2 months)". (in Russian). 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  2. ^ (in Ukrainian) Mykhailychenko called up three players from Metalist –, 11 October 2008

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