International Duty

Called Up: Sergii Kryvtsov Called Up by Ukraine

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Inter Miami CF defender Sergii Kryvtsov has been called up to the Ukrainian national team for its upcoming 2024 UEFA Euro qualifying matches.

Kryvtsov and Ukraine will first face England at Stadion Miejski Wrocław in Wrocław, Poland on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 12 p.m. ET. In the following matchup, the Ukrainian team will face Italy at San Siro in Milan, Italy on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 2:45 p.m. ET. 

On the international arena, Kryvtsov represented Ukraine's U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19 and U-21 youth sides before making his debut for the nation’s senior side in 2011. Notably, he was a key member of Ukraine’s U-19 side that clinched the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2009, starting and playing the full 90 minutes in each of the team’s five matches in the competition. The defender has played a total 32  times for Ukraine’s senior side to date, including two UEFA Euro 2020 and five in the UEFA Nations League appearances, and recorded an assist in the process.

At the club level, the 32-year-old center-back has registered 28 appearances across all competitions to date since joining the team in January, registering an assist and a goal. Most recently, Kryvtsov was a key member in the team’s 2023 Leagues Cup title-winning campaign, starting in all seven matches throughout the competition and recording his first assist for the Club in semifinals as Inter Miami won its first official trophy. 

He will join the Ukrainian national team after Inter Miami faces LAFC on the road on Sept. 3 at BMO Stadium at 10 p.m ET.