Vitaliy Savelyev passed away

On December 6, Vitaliy Savelyev has passed away at the age of 79.

Vitaliy Antonovich played for Shakhtar during the period of 1959-1964. He was one of the most prominent players of the team who had won the USSR Cup twice in a row. In the 1962 Cup final, Savelyev scored the second goal for Shakhtar against Znamya Truda team. Aggregately, Vitaliy Antonovich made 110 appearances for the Pitmen and notched up 32 goals.

The Football Club Shakhtar offers its deep condolences to the family and friends of Vitaliy Savelyev. His fond memory lives on.

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