Ukraine became a international football team after the split of the Soviet Union, playing their first match against Hungary in 1992, drawing 2-2. Before then the Ukrainian players played for Soviet Union or USSR. Their first World Cup final appearance as the Ukraine was in 2006. The nation wear an all yellow home kite with blue trim while their away shirt is usually all blue with yellow trim.
Ukraine are a national team which plays in the UEFA Confederation and they recently hosted the 2012 UEFA Euro Championship along with Poland. Boasting several great players such as Andriy Shevchenko and Anatoliy Tymoshchuk the nation's best ever position in a World Cup was where they reached the quarter-finals in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
The famous yellow and blue of Ukraine has been clearly displayed through adidas' latest creation for Euro '16. Looking to cause an upset in the upcoming Euro competition, Ukraine will hope their brand-new home shirt brings them luck as a daunting Group C awaits Mykhaylo Fomenko's team. In [...]
Having failed to qualify for the 2014 World Cup Ukraine have officially launched their new home kit for the 2014 season. Using a similar template to Nigeria's 2014 adidas home kit, the new Ukraine home shirt features their trademark yellow colour along with royal blue trim on a traditional collar [...]
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The nation's most historic player Andriy Shevchenko played a total of 111 matches for Ukraine with 56 matches as captain and he scored an impressive 48 goals. The Ukrainian had a long career which spanned at several different clubs including AC Milan, Dynamo Kyiv and Chelsea.
Ukraine's highest ever ranking was 7 in 2006 and their home ground is the Olimpiyski Stadium in Kiev which holds just over 70,000 people.