Shevchenko Reveals His 12-year-old Son Is In The Chelsea Academy

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Former Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko has revealed that his second son is currently learning his trade at the Chelsea academy.

It has been 10 years since Andriy Shevchenko last played for the Blues, and the Ukrainian enjoyed his time in London and his son remained in the town and is now a part of the Chelsea academy.

Shevchenko’s second son Kristian was born in London during his father’s time at Stamford Bridge, and the AC Milan legend has confirmed his son is on Chelsea’s books, praising the success of Chelsea academy.

“My second son is training at Chelsea Academy,” Shevchenko told Ukrainian site Vesti.

“This is a very good school, which brought up more than a dozen players of excellent level.”

Shevchenko arrived at Chelsea in a headline grabbing £30million move from AC Milan in 2006 and was the best striker in the world at the time, but he couldn’t replicate his success in England.

Shevchenko has now revealed that he has no regrets about his move to Chelsea.

“In no way. I’m not even going to discuss that. I do not tidy up the past. Everything is as it should have happened, so it happened,” he added.

“I have been living in London for the past 13 years. My family is there, it’s convenient there, plus I wanted my children to go to school there.”

Despite struggling in England, Shevchenko along with his wife Kristen Pazik raised a family of four sons in London, and now Kristian is eligible to play for the Three Lions.

Kristian could also play for his father’s nation Ukraine or even the United States or Poland through his mother, American model, Kristen Pazik.

“I would like to face such a choice. I’d love to. If there is to be such a choice, then we will talk,” he said.

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