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Meeting of the legends – World’s best fencer meets world’s best footballer in Kharlan – Shevchenko get together

Olha Kharlan
Olha Kharlan

In a meeting of two Ukrainian sporting legends, Olympic champion fencer Olha Kharlan greeted the former best football player in the world, Andriy Shevchenko.

The six-time world champion chatted with the former coach of Ukraine’s national football team and shared a selfie of the star-studded duo on Instagram.

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“With a legend,” Kharlan said.

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“It’s him standing with a legend,” her fans commented below.

Shevchenko won the Golden Ball Award as the world’s top football player in 2004, and finished third in the voting twice – in 1999 and 2000.

Kharlan was already famous – Barbie released a doll with her likeness in 2020 – before she became an international celebrity for refusing to shake hands with her Russian opponent at the 2023 world championships.

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