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 North Macedonia in epet ARENA in Prague, Czech Republic on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. ET. In the following matchup, the Ukrainian team will visit Malta in the Ta’ Qali National Stadium in Malta, on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 2:45 p.m. ET.
In the international arena, Kryvtsov represented Ukraine's U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19, and U-21 youth sides before debuting 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 of the competition. The defender has played a total of 34 times for Ukraine’s senior side to date, including two UEFA Euro 2020 and seven UEFA Nations League appearances, and recorded an assist in the process. Most recently, Kryvtsov featured for Ukraine this past month for the UEFA Euro qualifying matches, coming on as a second-half substitute in the team’s 1-1 draw against England before starting in Ukraine’s second match against Italy.
At the club level, the 32-year-old center-back has registered 37 appearances across all competitions to date since joining the team in January, recording an assist and a goal. Notably, 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 the semifinals as Inter Miami won its first official trophy.