The legendary defender of Dynamo Kyiv, Viktor Matvienko, died on the morning of November 29th. Viktor Antonovich died at the age of 70 years, having recently celebrated his anniversary, the official website of FC Dynamo Kiev informs
Speaking for Kiev “Dynamo” from 1970 to 1977, Matvienko became the 4-time champion of the USSR, winner of the USSR Cup, Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Super Cup.
“The heart of a kind, honest, decent, sincere and wonderful person and a true friend stopped beating. Dynamo Kiev Kiev expresses sincere condolences to relatives, friends, friends and colleagues of Viktor Antonovich, all fans of our club. Eternal memory. Let the earth rest in peace …" – said the club.
The time and place of farewell to Viktor Matvienko will be reported separately.
As reported by NEWSONE earlier, Legendary ex-captain of Dynamo Kiev Viktor Kanevsky died in the USA. The favorite of Ukrainian fans of the 1960s was 82 years old. The famous Kanev (as football fans loved him) in Kiev “Dynamo” came back in the mid-1950s, but brilliantly revealed in the next decade. Fans of the older generation erected him to the rank of idol, when under the command of Viktor Kanevsky “Dynamo” became the first in the history of the USSR champion in football not from Moscow. It happened in 1961, when the Kievans broke the hegemony of teams from the capital of the USSR, which lasted from 1936. Kanevsky was not just the leader of the attack of the champion team, but also its captain.