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Oleg Blokhin

Oleg Blokhin
Personal information
Full nameOleg Vladimirovich Blokhin
Date of birth5 November 1952(age 63)
Place of birthKiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.80 m
Playing positionForward

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Oleh Volodymyrovych Blokhin, also spelled Oleg Vladimirovich Blochin (Ukrainian: Олег Володимирович Блохін) (born 5 November 1952 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian football coach and current head coach of the Ukrainian national team. Blokhin was formerly a standout striker for Dynamo Kyiv and the Soviet national team. In 1975 he was named European Footballer of the Year, winning the Ballon d'Or, becoming the second Soviet and the first Ukrainian player to achieve such a feat.

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