Serhiy Popov

Serhiy Oleksandrovych Popov (Ukrainian: Сергій Олександрович Попов; Russian: Серге́й Александрович Попов; born 22 April 1971 in Makiivka) is a former footballer from Ukraine. He is the highest scoring defender of the Ukraine national football team.

Serhiy Popov
Personal information
Full name Serhiy Oleksandrovych Popov
Date of birth (1971-04-22) 22 April 1971 (age 50)
Place of birth Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Zorya Luhansk (assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989 Novator Mariupol 21 (0)
1990–1991 SKA Kyiv 36 (2)
1991 Nyva Vinnytsia 24 (7)
1992–1996 Shakhtar Donetsk 96 (12)
1996–1997 Zenit Saint Petersburg 38 (2)
1997–2004 Shakhtar Donetsk 142 (28)
2004–2006 Metalurh Zaporizhya 31 (2)
Total 388 (53)
National team
1993–2003 Ukraine 54 (5)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Shakhtar Donetsk (U-19)
2008–2013 Shakhtar Donetsk (U-21)
2015–2016 Metalist Kharkiv (assistant)
2015–2016 Ukraine U-16
2016–2017 Ukraine U-17
2017–2018 Ukraine U-18
2019– Zorya Luhansk (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only