|Nickname(s)||Синьо-жовті (The Blue and Yellow)|
Збірна (The National Team)
|Association||Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF)|
Українська Асоціація Футболу
|Head coach||Oleksandr Petrakov|
|Most caps||Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (144)[a]|
|Top scorer||Andriy Shevchenko (48)|
|Current||27 (31 March 2022)|
|Highest||11 (February 2007)|
|Lowest||132 (September 1993)|
| Ukraine 1–3 Hungary |
(Uzhhorod, Ukraine; 29 April 1992)
| Ukraine 9–0 San Marino |
(Lviv, Ukraine; 6 September 2013)
| France 7–1 Ukraine |
(Saint-Denis, France; 7 October 2020)
|Appearances||1 (first in 2006)|
|Best result||Quarter-finals (2006)|
|Appearances||3 (first in 2012)|
|Best result||Quarter-finals (2020)|
The Ukraine national football team (Ukrainian: збірна України з футболу) represents Ukraine in men's international football and is governed by the Ukrainian Association of Football, the governing body for football in Ukraine. Ukraine's home ground is the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv. The team has been a full member of UEFA and FIFA since 1992.
After Ukrainian Independence and the country's breakaway from the Soviet Union, they played their first match against Hungary on 29 April 1992. The team reached the quarter-finals in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, their debut in the finals of a major championship.
As the host nation, Ukraine automatically qualified for UEFA Euro 2012. Four years later, Ukraine finished third in their qualifying group for Euro 2016 and advanced via the play-off route to reach a UEFA European Championship tournament through the qualifiers for the first time. This marked the first time in Ukraine's six play-off appearances that it managed to win such a tie, having lost previous play-off ties for the 1998 World Cup, Euro 2000, 2002 World Cup, 2010 World Cup and 2014 World Cup.
Ukraine's best performance in the UEFA European Championship was in 2020, where they reached the quarter-finals for the first time.
The national team was formed in the early 1990s and was recognized internationally soon afterwards. It is not widely known, however, that Ukraine previously had a national team in 1925–1935. Just like the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic had its own national team.
The earliest record of games played by Ukraine can be traced back to August 1928. A championship among the national teams of the Soviet republics as well as the Moscow city team was planned to take place in Moscow; at the All-Soviet tournament, Ukraine reached the final where it lost to Moscow 1–0, after defeating Belarus and Transcaucasus.
In 1929, Ukraine beat Lower Austria in an exhibition match in Kharkiv 4–1, and played in another Soviet tournament. Ukraine lost to Transcaucasus 3–0.
Prior to Independence in 1991, Ukrainian players represented the Soviet Union national team. After the collapse of the USSR in 1991, Russia took the place of the Soviet Union national team in the qualifying tournament for the 1994 World Cup. The national team of Ukraine did not manage to enter the 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification (the draw for the qualification stage was held on 8 December 1991, before Ukraine was admitted to FIFA). Meanwhile, some of the best Ukrainian players of the beginning of the 1990s (including Andrei Kanchelskis, Viktor Onopko, Sergei Yuran, Yuriy Nikiforov, Ilya Tsymbalar and Oleg Salenko) chose to play for Russia, as it was named the official successor of the Soviet Union. At that time Vyacheslav Koloskov was the only top official from the former Soviet Union and later the Russia who served as a vice-president of UEFA in 1980–1996 and represented all of members of the Soviet Union and later the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The Soviet Union's five-year UEFA coefficient, despite being earned in part by Ukrainian players (for example, in the final of the last successful event, Euro 1988, under the direction of Valery Lobanovsky, 7 out of starting 11 players were Ukrainians), were transferred to the direct descendant of the Soviet national team – the Russia national team. As a result, a crisis was created for both the national team and the domestic league.
Another reason for the occurred harsh crisis in the Ukrainian football was lack of adequate funding of teams, due to the general economic crisis that has affected all of the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries. There also was a reverse influx of players; Viktor Leonenko agreed on transfer from Dynamo Moscow to Dynamo Kyiv. The Russian club did not want to release him, but Leonenko did not want to continue to play in Moscow.
In the following years, the Ukrainian team improved, showcasing talents like Andriy Shevchenko,
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk,[a] Serhiy Rebrov and Oleksandr Shovkovskyi.
Soon after being accepted to FIFA and UEFA as a full member in 1992, Ukraine selected its first manager by members of a coaching council which consisted of Anatoliy Puzach (manager of Dynamo Kyiv), Yevhen Kucherevskyi (FC Dnipro), Yevhen Lemeshko (Torpedo Zaporizhzhia), Yukhym Shkolnykov (Bukovyna Chernivtsi) and Viktor Prokopenko (Chornomorets Odesa). Later, they were joined by Valeriy Yaremchenko (Shakhtar Donetsk). The circle was narrowed to three specialists; Prokopenko eventually became the manager.
Ukraine played their first match on 29 April 1992 against Hungary in Uzhhorod at the Avanhard Stadium, losing 3–1 with the sole Ukrainian goal scored by Ivan Hetsko. Shortly after, the Ukrainian team lost some notable players to the CIS team that was playing its own friendly against the England in Moscow.
Main article: UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying Group 4
Ukraine appointed another head coach, Oleh Bazylevych, who made his debut with the national team in the spring of 1993 in Odessa during a friendly against Israel, a 1–1 draw. Less than a month later Ukraine finally won, in Vilnius in an away friendly against Lithuania. During the summer they lost 3–1 to Croatia; Ukraine was later seeded in Group 4 of the UEFA Euro 1996 qualification.
Ukraine was defeated by Israel in March 1994, and drew Bulgaria and the United Arab Emirates. On 7 September 1994, the national team lost 2–0 to Lithuania. After a series of poor results, on 24 September, the Football Federation of Ukraine appointed Yozhef Sabo as an acting manager until the end of the year.
With the new manager, their next home game against Slovenia ended goalless. They then beat Estonia 3–0, before confirming Anatoliy Konkov as the new head coach on 5 January 1995.
Their away game to Croatia was a 4–0 loss, and they lost 3–0 to Italy.
Ukraine participated in 1998 World Cup qualification, where the team was drawn into Group 9. Ukraine took second place, only behind Germany, and lost 3–1 on aggregate to Croatia.
In UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying, Ukraine, assigned in Group 4, finished above Russia, thanks to an important draw in Moscow, but still only qualified for the playoff despite being undefeated. Ukraine then fell to Slovenia 3–2 on aggregate.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification saw Ukraine in Group 5. Yet, Ukraine suffered a home loss to Poland in their opening match, and a number of draws had resulted in Ukraine qualifying for the playoff again, losing to Germany, 5–2 on aggregate.
In UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying, Ukraine was assigned into Group 6, with Spain and Greece. Ukraine failed to qualify.
After Euro 2004 qualifying, Ukraine appointed Oleg Blokhin as the national team's head coach. Ukraine went on to qualify for their first-ever FIFA World Cup on 3 September 2005 after drawing 1–1 against Georgia in Tbilisi. In the 2006 World Cup, they were in the Group H with Spain, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. After losing 4–0 in the first match against Spain, the Ukrainians won the next two matches to face Switzerland in the round of 16. Switzerland became the first team in World Cup history to be eliminated without conceding a goal throughout the tournament.
After the World Cup, Ukraine were placed in UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying Group B, along with Italy and France; Ukraine had also performed poorly against Scotland, Georgia and Lithuania, ultimately finishing in fourth place.
2010 FIFA World Cup qualification saw Ukraine in Group 6, drawing Croatia and winning against England, sending Ukraine to the playoff. Greece, which had been eliminated by Ukraine in the qualifiers four years earlier, would eventually get revenge.
Main article: UEFA Euro 2012 Group D
As co-hosts, Ukraine qualified automatically for Euro 2012, marking their debut in the UEFA European Championship. In their opening game against Sweden, Ukraine won 2–1 in Kyiv. In Donetsk, Ukraine was eliminated after a 2–0 loss to France and a 1–0 defeat to England.
Ukraine quaified for yet another playoff, after two wins over Poland and two draws over England, where they would play against France. Ukraine beat France at home 2–0, but suffered a 3–0 loss away, thus being eliminated from the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
In Euro 2016 qualifying, Ukraine were drawn against Spain, Slovakia, Belarus, Macedonia and Luxembourg. Despite having won all matches besides Spain, they finished third due to results against Spain and Slovakia. They defeated Slovenia in the playoff.
Ukraine lost all three games at Euro 2016 without scoring a goal; a 2–0 loss to Germany, a 2–0 loss to Northern Ireland, and Poland 1–0.
Ukraine started off with a home draw to Iceland in 2018 World Cup qualifying and an away draw to Turkey. This was followed by two home wins, 3–0 against Kosovo and 1–0 against Finland. After a 1–0 away loss to Croatia, they beat Finland 2–1 away and Turkey 2–0 at home, they lost 2–0 away to Iceland and won 2–0 away win against Kosovo. Losing to Croatia at home, they failed to qualify for the playoffs for their first time since UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying.
In the inaugural UEFA Nations League, Ukraine were drawn with Czech Republic and Slovakia in League B. They beat the Czech Republic 2–1 away and Slovakia 1–0 at home, before earning a promotion to League A with a 1–0 home win to the Czech Republic, before ending with a 4–1 away loss to Slovakia.
Main article: UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group B
Ukraine were placed in a tough group with Euro 2016 title holders Portugal, and Serbia. Against Portugal, centre-back Yaroslav Rakytskiy was absent due to his move to Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg and Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the Portuguese lineup. The match ended 0–0. The second game, against Luxembourg, ended up as a 2–1 win, preceding Ukraine's 5–0 win against Serbia, along with a narrow 1–0 win against Luxembourg. Two matches—away and home against Lithuania (winning 3–0 and 2–0 respectively) saw Ukraine with 16 points and in need of only a point against Portugal. Ukraine won 2–1 and the group before drawing Serbia 2–2.
Ukraine were drawn with Switzerland, Spain, and Germany in the next Nations League. The Ukrainians started their campaign by overcoming Switzerland at home 2–1 to temporarily take first place. However, their next opponent Spain won 4–0. Germany then won 2–1 in Kyiv. Ukraine then defeated Spain for the first time with a 1–0 win. Germany swept Ukraine after a 1–0 deficit was cancelled for a 3–1 victory.
As the COVID-19 crisis in Ukraine worsened, eight players from the starting squad tested positive (including one positive SARS-CoV-2 test upon arrival to Lucerne), and as a result, the entire delegation was put into quarantine by the Department of Health of the Canton of Lucerne. Their game against Switzerland away was sequently cancelled. Ukraine faced relegation if the game was to be awarded 3–0 to Switzerland, or if the result is decided by a drawing of lots and Switzerland were to be handed a 1–0 victory. Eventually, UEFA decided that the match result would be 3–0 in favour of Switzerland, meaning that Ukraine had been officially relegated after just one season in League A.
Ukraine managed to qualify to the knockout stages in the European Championship for the first time in 2020, as one of the best third-placed teams. They beat Sweden 2–1 in the round of 16, after Artem Dovbyk scored the winning goal in the first minute of the second half in extra time. They were then defeated by England in the quarter-final, recording their best finish at a major tournament since 2006.
Ukraine drew 1–1 against France in 2022 World Cup qualifying. Ukraine would then qualify for the playoff after breaking the record set by Australia for the most consecutive draws in World Cup qualification, with five straight draws. They then picked up a much-needed victory over Finland, ending their run of draws and giving them a two-point lead over Bosnia and a three-point lead over Finland. However, both Bosnia and Finland had a game in hand over Ukraine, who managed to qualify for the playoffs after a 2–0 win over Bosnia and a Finnish loss to France. Ukraine will face Scotland in the Group A playoff semifinals, postponed in March 2022 to June after Russia invaded the country in February.
Further information: List of football stadiums in Ukraine
Most matches are held at Kyiv's Olimpiyskyi National Sports Complex.
During the Soviet era (before 1991), only three stadiums in Ukraine were used in official games, the Olimpiysky NSC in Kyiv (known then as Republican Stadium), the predecessor of Chornomorets, BSS Central Stadium in Odesa, and the Lokomotiv Stadium in Simferopol.
Since Ukraine's first fixture (29 April 1992 vs. Hungary) they have played their home games at 11 different stadiums.
|Venue||City||Played||Won||Drawn||Lost||GF||GA||Points per game|
|Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex||Kyiv||62||29||21||12||88||52||1.74|
|Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium||Kyiv||20||13||5||2||38||15||2.2|
|Metalist Oblast Sports Complex||Kharkiv||13||7||2||4||21||9||1.77|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ukraine national football team kits.|
On 29 March 2010, Ukraine debuted a new Adidas kit. This replaced the Adidas kit with a yellow base and the traditional Adidas three stripe with a snake sash which was used in 2009. Prior to 5 February 2009 Ukraine wore a Lotto kit. In 2009 the official team kit was produced by German company Adidas which has a contract with the Ukrainian team until 31 December 2016. Joma manufactured the kits starting from the year 2017 for the match against Croatia on 24 March 2017.
Marketing for the Football Federation of Ukraine is conducted by the Ukraine Football International (UFI).
Former title and general sponsors included Ukrtelecom, Kyivstar, Nordex (Austria), and Geoton.
Main article: Ukraine national football team results (2020–29)
The following matches were played or are scheduled to be played by the national team in the current or upcoming seasons.
|23 May Friendly||Ukraine||1–1||Bahrain||Kharkiv, Ukraine|
|Tsyhankov 90+1'||Report||Dhiya Saeed 75' (pen.)||Stadium: Metalist Stadium|
Attendance: 19 000
Referee: Pavel Orel (Czech Republic)
|3 June[b] Friendly||Ukraine||1–0||Northern Ireland||Dnipro, Ukraine|
|Zubkov 10'||Report||Stadium: Dnipro-Arena|
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
|7 June[c] Friendly||Ukraine||4–0||Cyprus||Kharkiv, Ukraine|
|Report||Stadium: Metalist Stadium|
Referee: Vitālijs Spasjoņņikovs (Latvia)
|13 June UEFA Euro 2020||Netherlands||3–2||Ukraine||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|21:00 UTC+2||Report||Stadium: Johan Cruyff Arena|
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
|17 June UEFA Euro 2020||Ukraine||2–1||North Macedonia||Bucharest, Romania|
||Stadium: Arena Națională|
Referee: Fernando Rapallini (Argentina)
|21 June UEFA Euro 2020||Ukraine||0–1||Austria||Bucharest, Romania|
||Stadium: Arena Națională|
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
|29 June UEFA Euro 2020 R16||Sweden||1–2 (a.e.t.)||Ukraine||Glasgow, Scotland|
||Report||Stadium: Hampden Park|
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
|3 July UEFA Euro 2020 QF||Ukraine||0–4||England||Rome, Italy|
|21:00 CEST||Report||Stadium: Stadio Olimpico|
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
|1 September 2022 World Cup qualification||Kazakhstan||2–2||Ukraine||Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan|
|16:00 (20:00 UTC+6)||Valiullin 74', 90+6'||Report||Stadium: Astana Arena|
Referee: Donatas Rumšas (Lithuania)
|4 September 2022 World Cup qualification||Ukraine||1–1||France||Kyiv, Ukraine|
|20:45 (21:45 UTC+3)||
||Stadium: NSK Olimpiyskiy|
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
|8 September Friendly||Czech Republic||1–1||Ukraine||Plzeň, Czech Republic|
||Stadium: Doosan Arena|
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)
|9 October 2022 World Cup qualification||Finland||1–2||Ukraine||Helsinki, Finland|
|18:00 (19:00 UTC+3)||
||Report||Stadium: Helsinki Olympic Stadium|
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano (Spain)
|12 October 2022 World Cup qualification||Ukraine||1–1||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Lviv, Ukraine|
|20:45 (21:45 UTC+3)||
||Stadium: Arena Lviv|
Referee: Felix Zwayer (Germany)
|11 November Friendly||Ukraine||1–1||Bulgaria||Odesa, Ukraine|
|18:30 (19:30 UTC+3)||Stepanenko 79'||Report||Kirilov 35'||Stadium: Chornomorets Stadium|
Referee: Arda Kardesler (Turkey)
|16 November 2022 World Cup qualification||Bosnia and Herzegovina||0–2||Ukraine||Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|20:45||Report||Stadium: Bilino Polje Stadium|
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
|11 May Global Tour for Peace||Borussia Mönchengladbach||1–2||Ukraine||Mönchengladbach, Germany|
|Noß 13'||Report||Stadium: Borussia-Park|
Referee: Denys Shurman (Ukraine; first half)
Daniel Siebert (Germany; second half)
|17 May Global Tour for Peace||Empoli||1–3||Ukraine||Empoli, Italy|
|20:30||La Mantia 45'||Report||Stadium: Stadio Carlo Castellani|
Referee: Manuel Volpi (Italy)
|18 May Global Tour for Peace||Rijeka||1–1||Ukraine||Rijeka, Croatia|
|Drmić 36'||Report||Harmash 23'||Stadium: Stadion HNK Rijeka|
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia)
|1 June[d] 2022 World Cup qualification||Scotland||v||Ukraine||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Report||Stadium: Hampden Park|
|8 June 2022–23 Nations League||Republic of Ireland||v||Ukraine||Dublin, Republic of Ireland|
|21:45||Report||Stadium: Aviva Stadium|
|21 September 2022–23 Nations League||Scotland||v||Ukraine||Glasgow, Scotland|
|21:45||Report||Stadium: Hampden Park|
|Head coach||Oleksandr Petrakov|
|Goalkeeping coach||Vyacheslav Kernozenko|
|No.||Manager||Nation||Ukraine career||G||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Win %||Qualifying cycle||Final tour|
|5||Yozhef Sabo||1996–1999||32||15||11||6||44||26||+18||46.88||1998, 2000|
|8||Oleg Blokhin||2003–2007||46||21||14||11||65||40||+25||45.65||2006, 2008||2006|
|12||Mykhaylo Fomenko||2012–2016||37||24||6||7||67||22||+45||64.86||2014, 2016||2016|
|13||Andriy Shevchenko||2016–2021||51||25||13||13||71||61||+10||49.02||2018, 2020, 2022||2020|
The following players were called up for the training camp in May 2022 in Slovenia.
Caps and goals updated as of 16 November 2021, after the match against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|12||GK||Andriy Pyatov (captain)||28 June 1984||101||0||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|1||GK||Heorhiy Bushchan||31 May 1994||13||0||Dynamo Kyiv|
|23||GK||Andriy Lunin||11 February 1999||6||0||Real Madrid|
|24||GK||Dmytro Riznyk||30 January 1999||1||0||Vorskla Poltava|
|22||DF||Mykola Matviyenko||2 May 1996||47||0||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|21||DF||Oleksandr Karavayev||2 June 1992||40||1||Dynamo Kyiv|
|2||DF||Eduard Sobol||20 April 1995||27||0||Club Brugge|
|16||DF||Vitaliy Mykolenko||29 May 1999||21||0||Everton|
|13||DF||Illya Zabarnyi||1 September 2002||18||0||Dynamo Kyiv|
|25||DF||Valeriy Bondar||27 February 1999||1||0||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|4||DF||Denys Popov||17 February 1999||1||0||Dynamo Kyiv|
|3||DF||Taras Kacharaba||7 January 1995||1||0||Slavia Prague|
|18||DF||Oleksandr Syrota||11 June 2000||1||0||Dynamo Kyiv|
|7||MF||Andriy Yarmolenko (vice-captain)||23 October 1989||106||44||West Ham United|
|6||MF||Taras Stepanenko||8 August 1989||69||4||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|17||MF||Oleksandr Zinchenko||15 December 1996||48||8||Manchester City|
|5||MF||Serhiy Sydorchuk||2 May 1991||47||3||Dynamo Kyiv|
|8||MF||Ruslan Malinovskyi||4 May 1993||45||6||Atalanta|
|15||MF||Viktor Tsyhankov||15 November 1997||35||6||Dynamo Kyiv|
|10||MF||Mykola Shaparenko||4 October 1998||23||1||Dynamo Kyiv|
|11||MF||Oleksandr Zubkov||3 August 1996||18||1||Ferencváros|
|20||MF||Oleksandr Pikhalyonok||7 May 1997||0||0||Dnipro-1|
|14||MF||Mykhaylo Mudryk||5 January 2001||0||0||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|9||FW||Roman Yaremchuk||27 November 1995||36||12||Benfica|
|19||FW||Artem Dovbyk||21 June 1997||6||2||Dnipro-1|
|26||FW||Danylo Sikan||16 April 2001||4||1||Hansa Rostock|
The following players have been called up for the team within the last 12 months.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Anatoliy Trubin||1 August 2001||2||0||Shakhtar Donetsk||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 U21|
|GK||Denys Boyko||29 January 1988||7||0||Dynamo Kyiv||v. Finland, 9 October 2021 WD|
|DF||Yukhym Konoplya||26 August 1999||3||0||Shakhtar Donetsk||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 WD|
|DF||Serhiy Kryvtsov||15 March 1991||30||0||Shakhtar Donetsk||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 INJ|
|DF||Viktor Korniyenko||14 February 1999||2||1||Shakhtar Donetsk||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 INJ|
|DF||Oleksandr Tymchyk||20 January 1997||10||0||Dynamo Kyiv||v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, 16 November 2021|
|DF||Artem Shabanov||7 March 1992||2||0||Fehérvár||v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, 12 October 2021|
|DF||Bohdan Mykhaylichenko||21 March 1997||6||0||Anderlecht||v. Finland, 9 October 2021 RES|
|MF||Vitaliy Buyalskyi||6 January 1993||9||0||Dynamo Kyiv||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 WD|
|MF||Serhiy Buletsa||16 February 1999||3||0||Zorya Luhansk||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 INJ|
|MF||Oleksiy Hutsulyak||25 December 1997||0||0||Dnipro-1||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 INJ|
|MF||Viktor Kovalenko||14 February 1996||33||0||Spezia||v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, 16 November 2021|
|MF||Ihor Kharatin||2 February 1995||4||0||Legia Warsaw||v. Bulgaria, 11 November 2021 RES|
|MF||Vladyslav Kocherhin||30 April 1996||1||0||Raków Częstochowa||v. Finland, 9 October 2021 RES|
|MF||Vladyslav Kalitvintsev||4 January 1993||0||0||Oleksandriya||v. Finland, 9 October 2021 RES|
|MF||Yevhenii Makarenko||21 May 1991||15||0||Fehérvár||v. Czech Republic, 8 September 2021|
|MF||Yevhen Konoplyanka||29 September 1989||86||21||Cracovia||v. Kazakhstan, 1 September 2021 RES|
|MF||Marlos||7 June 1988||27||1||Athletico Paranaense||v. England, 3 July 2021 RET|
|MF||Roman Bezus||26 September 1990||24||5||Gent||v. England, 3 July 2021|
|MF||Heorhiy Sudakov||1 September 2002||3||0||Shakhtar Donetsk||v. England, 3 July 2021|
|MF||Bohdan Lyednyev||7 April 1998||0||0||Fehérvár||v. Northern Ireland, 3 June 2021|
|MF||Artem Bondarenko||21 August 2000||0||0||Shakhtar Donetsk||UEFA Euro 2020 PRE|
|MF||Volodymyr Shepelyev||1 June 1997||7||0||Dynamo Kyiv||v. Bahrain, 23 May 2021 INJ|
|MF||Oleksandr Andriyevskyi||25 June 1994||1||0||Dynamo Kyiv||v. Bahrain, 23 May 2021 INJ|
|FW||Denys Harmash||19 April 1990||31||2||Dynamo Kyiv||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 WD|
|FW||Artem Besedin||31 March 1996||18||2||Dynamo Kyiv||Global Tour for Peace, 11–18 May 2022 WD|
Main article: List of Ukraine international footballers
As of 16 November 2021[update]
As of 16 November 2021[update]
|Rank||Player||Captain Caps||Total Caps||Period|
Main article: Ukraine at the FIFA World Cup
Champions Runners-up Third place Fourth place
|FIFA World Cup record||Qualification record|
|1930 to 1990 as Part of Soviet Union||1930 to 1990 as Part of Soviet Union|
|as Ukraine||as Ukraine|
|1994||FIFA member from 1992. Not admitted to the tournament.[f]||FIFA member from 1992. Not admitted to the tournament.[f]|
|1998||Did not qualify|
|2010||Did not qualify||12||6||4||2||21||7||2010|
|2022||To be determined||8||2||6||0||11||8||2022|
|2026||To be determined||2026|
Main article: Ukraine at the UEFA European Championship
Champions Runners-up Third place Fourth place
|UEFA European Championship record||Qualification record|
|1960 to 1992 as Part of Soviet Union and CIS||1960 to 1992 as Part of Soviet Union and CIS|
|as Ukraine||as Ukraine|
|1996||Did not qualify||10||4||1||5||11||15||1996|
|2012||Group stage||12th||3||1||0||2||2||4||Qualified as host nation|
|2024||To be determined||To be determined|
|FIFA World Cup||UEFA European Championship|
|1994 – Qualifying spot not granted by FIFA||1996 – 4th in Qualifying group 4|
|1998 – 2nd in Qualifying group 9, lost to Croatia in play-off||2000 – 2nd in Qualifying group 4, lost to Slovenia in play-off|
|2002 – 2nd in Qualifying group 5, lost to Germany in play-off||2004 – 3rd in Qualifying group 6|
|2006 – Qualified for the tournament (1st in Qualifying group 2)||2008 – 4th in Qualifying group B|
|2010 – 2nd in Qualifying group 6, lost to Greece in play-off||2012 – Qualified for the tournament (as a host nation)|
|2014 – 2nd in Qualifying group H, lost to France in play-off||2016 – Qualified for the tournament (3rd in Qualifying group C, won over Slovenia in play-off)|
|2018 – 3rd in Qualifying group I||2020 – Qualified for the tournament (Winner in Qualifying group B)|
|UEFA Nations League record|
|2022–23||B||To be determined|
The following table shows Ukraine's all-time international record, correct as of 16 November 2021.
|Positive balance (more wins)|
|Neutral balance (equal W/L ratio)|
|Negative balance (more losses)|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||UEFA||2||1||1||0||3||1||+2|
|United Arab Emirates||AFC||1||0||1||0||1||1||0|