Great Quotes from Andriy Shevchenko

When I was a child, it was my dream to be a professional footballer. When I was 14 I visited Milan’s San Siro stadium and remember thinking how unbelievable it was. From then onwards I vowed that one day I would be playing there – and I am very proud that I achieved this and also for everything else I have managed to achieve in football.

Andriy Shevchenko

In England everyone puts a lot of pressure on you when you have cost a lot of money.

Andriy Shevchenko

There is a great responsibility on the team to perform well, because our supporters and the whole of the country are expecting us to do just that.

Andriy Shevchenko

My fitness is good. I hope to improve it even further during training.

Andriy Shevchenko

We are playing at home, with full stadiums and passionate fans. It will be very special moment for me.

Andriy Shevchenko

I had a hard time at Chelsea mainly because I was injured much of the time. Every time I recovered from one injury I seemed to get a new one and it set me back again.

Andriy Shevchenko

I still follow Chelsea’s fortunes.

Andriy Shevchenko

I feel less adrenaline in my body now, but more in my head. I tried to be at my best, and I succeeded.

Andriy Shevchenko

I would like to thank everyone who supported me to be fit for the Euros. I had some fitness problems before the tournament, but I am here now!

Andriy Shevchenko

It will be hard for us and it will be an achievement just to get out of the group stages and through to the quarterfinals, but I am personally dreaming of reaching the final!

Andriy Shevchenko

Each game we approach like a final. Today it was the opening game at home, we won and showed outstanding football qualities. We will be preparing for the next game the same way.

Andriy Shevchenko