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Anatoliy Tymoshchuk


Ukrainian footballer who plays for w:Russian Premier League club w:Zenit St Petersburg and the Ukrainian national team as a holding midfielder.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
"All matches are equal, because all of them need to be won", Tymoshchuk in a conversation with fans before a match against an outsider of the Russian championship, 2009.
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"Thanks to the tour with the UEFA Cup I finally flew on a helicopter", Tymoshchuk, 2008.
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"He helped me with everything... Before I received a car, he came everyday to take me to practice and then returned me... Any young player could count on his help and support... I have never met a more serious attitude towards football than Tymoschuk's", Bohdan Shust, 2007, about their time together in Shakhtar Donetsk.




Tymoshchuk Anatoliy quotes
"I always remember where I came from", during a visit with the UEFA Cup in Donetsk, 2008.
Tymoshchuk Anatoliy
"I'd love to visit space, to see, how our beautiful planet looks from there. I think, every man has such a dream, but you'd need years of hard working for that", Tymoshchuk after receiving from the cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko a Zenit St. Petersburg shirt with Tymoschuk's name on it with which the cosmonaut waved in space, 2008.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk quotes
"Tymoschuk, is a leader by nature, I see the move as positive. Lately we saw in Zenit some conflict, there was no shepherd in the team. Now the herd has a shepherd. He can stop the conflicts and the team will concentrate on football.", Alexei Safonov commenting on the role Tymoschuk will play in Zenit, 2013.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
"Luciano Spaletti was interested in Tymoschuk and the option to bring him back for a long time. The coach, obviously, needs a person, that can stop the "cold war" between the Russian and foreign players in the team. A person, that no one will dare to interrupt in the dressing room and who will be respected by all", Gleb Chernavskiy on the return of Tymoschuk to Zenit, 2013.
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"I'll agree to fight [Mike] Tyson, if they'll allow to use tackles", Tymoshchuk, 2007.
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"Four years ago he was the captain and he totally proved himself in this position, so he should be the captain again. The main thing for "Zenit" - to break the trio Shirokov - Denisov - Kerzhakov, all the conflicts in the team start with them. Tymoschuk can unite the team, but for that he needs to always play and be the captain.", Alexander Bubnov commenting on Tymoschuk returning to Zenit, 2013.
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"Tymoschuk can bench any starting line-up player from Zenit! Don't forget, Anatoly is a leader by character. ANd a professional, which is a rare.", Leonid Tkachenko, 2013.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
"About Tymoschuk I can say only good things, and not only the player but also the person. Tymoschuk - is a professional from head to toes. I never had complaints to him about discipline. While Tymoschuk and I are at the club, he will be the captain of Zenit", Dick Advocaat, 2007.




Anatoliy Tymoshchuk quotes
"Next year there will be a celebration dedicated to the victory in the Battle of Poltava, so it would be symbolic to play the match with Sweden there", Tymoshchuk before the friendly match against Sweden in 2008.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
"The arrival of Anatoly can bring balance not only to the game, but also to the team atmosphere. In all the teams, where Tymoschuk played, he was respected by partners, team management, fans.", Vyacheslav Grozny about the role tymoschuk will play in Zenit, 2013.
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"From Zenit I would be glad to play in the same team with Tymoschuk", Antonio Di Natale, 2009.
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"The most professional player, of those I ever worked with - Tymoscuk", Dick Advocaat, 2009.
Tymoshchuk Anatoliy quotes
"Ones I promised the fans, that, if I have an opportunity, I will come back to Peterburg. That's what I did. Though I had enough other offers."', Tymoschuk talking after the return to Zenit, 2013.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
"For me the main job - not to let goals in. As a result, I love partners who have he same job. Anatoliy - is quite an agressive footballer, but it's a smart agression. He knows perfectly, when to choose the right position, to stop the attack of the opponent, and when to use such a move, like taking the ball harshly. No doubt, Tymoschuk is doing a great in Bayern!", Manuel Neuer, 2012.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk quotes
"When Tymoschuk moved to Zenit, he openly expressed dissatisfaction about, how the players act in defense. The Ukrainian became a living school-book for the young, especially Igor Denisov. Now the situation might be similar, to the one, when Tymoschuk came for the first time. By example he can show, that you can not pay attention on some things, that can disturb a professional from playing football.", Sergei Vedeneyev about the return of Tymoschuk to Zenit, 2013.
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
"To win in a battle without compromises is always nicer", Tymoshchuk after Zenit St. Petersburg won the 2008 UEFA Super Cup, 2008.
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"Tymoschuk is a great team player. He's really important for us, and in situation, when three players are disqualified, his experience and ability to to play in different positions is really useful for us", Jupp Heynckes, 2012.


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