Midfielder of the Russian Ufa Alexander Zinchenko became the youngest scorer in the history of the national team.
Today the national team of Ukraine held a friendly match with the team of Romania (4-3). During the halftime Alexander appeared on the field, and already three minutes later 19-year-old midfielder scored his debut goals with the national team.
When accurate counting Zinchenko scored a goal at the age of 19 years 5 months and 14 days. This figure is two months ahead of the result of the owner of the Golden ball Andriy Shevchenko, who currently works as an assistant of Mykhailo Fomenko in the national team.
His first goal for Ukraine. Sheva scored on may 1, 1996 in a friendly match against Turkey (2-3). Only Shevchenko scored 48 times for the national team.