Eduard Sobol

Eduard Sobol

Sobol in 2012
Personal information
Full name Eduard Oleksandrovych Sobol
Date of birth (1995-04-20) 20 April 1995
Place of birth Vilniansk, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left defender
Club information
Current team
FC Zorya Luhansk (on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk)
Youth career
2008–2011 FC Metalurh Zaporizhya
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Metalurh-2 Zaporizhya 3 (1)
2011–2013 Metalurh Zaporizhya 23 (2)
2013– Shakhtar Donetsk 14 (0)
2014–2015Metalurh Donetsk (loan) 15 (0)
2015–2016Metalist Kharkiv (loan) 21 (0)
2016–FC Zorya Luhansk (loan) 8 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Ukraine U16 11 (0)
2010–2012 Ukraine U17 5 (0)
2012–2013 Ukraine U18 7 (1)
2012–2014 Ukraine U19 15 (0)
2012– Ukraine U21 1 (0)
2016- Ukraine 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 July 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 October 2016
This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Oleksandrovych and the family name is Sobol.

Eduard Sobol (Ukrainian: Едуард Олександрович Соболь; born 20 April 1995) is a Ukrainian footballer who plays as a defender for FC Zorya Luhansk on loan FC Shakhtar Donetsk.


Sobol was born in Vilniansk, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine, in a family of the professional footballer Oleksandr Sobol. He is a product of youth team system FC Metalurh Zaporizhya. Made his debut for FC Metalurh entering as a full-time playing against FC Enerhetyk Burshtyn on 5 November 2011 in Ukrainian First League.[1]

In February 2013 signed 3 years contract with FC Shakhtar Donetsk.[2]

International career

Sobol was named in the 31-player senior national squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Iceland on 5 September 2016.[3]


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