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 Vladimir MUNTYAN 1969-1976 
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Posts: 730
Location: Vancouver, BC
Name: Volodymyr Fedorovych Muntyan


Country: :UKR: Ukraine
Club: FC Dynamo Kyiv
Position: *CMF, SMF, AMF, DMF
Side: RF/BS
Age: 23-30 years (14/09/1946)

Height: 169 cm
Weight: 68 kg

Attack: 84
Defence: 62
Balance: 77
Stamina: 90
Top Speed: 80
Acceleration: 83
Response: 81
Agility: 87
Dribble Accuracy: 89
Dribble Speed: 82
Short Pass Accuracy: 87
Short Pass Speed: 81
Long Pass Accuracy: 89
Long Pass Speed: 82
Shot Accuracy: 81
Shot Power: 85
Shot Technique: 81
Free Kick Accuracy: 79
Curling: 84
Header: 71
Jump: 76
Technique: 92
Aggression: 78
Mentality: 84
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 90

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition/Fitness: 6
Weak Foot Accuracy: 7
Weak Foot Frequency: 7
Growth Type: Standard

P08: Pinpoint Pass
P10: Box to Box
P13: Long Ranger
P20: Talisman
S02: Passer
S05: 1-touch Play
S06: Outside Curve

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Tactical Dribble - Playmaking - Middle Shooting - Passing - Outside - 1 touch Pass

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Balanced


One of the best Soviet midfielders as well as the greatest in the world during the 70's. Muntyan was small and energetic midfielder who could run and create. Not too strong in ball recuperations due to small size but very endurable to come back and help, take the ball, organize the attack and follow the action. He had great ball control and excellent vision with a lot of unpredictable moves. Not too fast but could gain good pace while on the ball and very agile, needed little space and time to outbalance his marker with sudden quick body movement and deception. He was two footed player with good shot, not too strong though but good anyway and he liked to sghot from distance. Vladimir had good passing range, could play great ball on the wing from deep midfield position, had great coordination and was solid set piece taker. His father Theodore S. Muntean (1911 p. Near Moldavia), worked as fitter at the asphalt plant and his mother - Mary Leontievna Muntean (1921 p., Pavlovsk (Voronezh region)), worked a night nurse at the hospital. In 1947, together with his parents moved to Kiev. While still in school, was invited to the team "Dinamo", which included spent his entire career. According to experts of the time, was considered one of the best midfielders in European football. As a player, he graduated from the Institute of Physical Education and the Law Faculty of Kiev State University, then post-graduate School of International Relations. In 1978, driving a car, Muntean had an accident that killed his passenger. Sam Muntean from fractures of two vertebrae and other injuries was a long time in hospital. As a result, instigated by his criminal case was denied the rank of captain of the MVD. The case was closed six months later due to lack of evidence. In 1980 he became player-coach of SKA Kyiv, while working at the Kiev Higher Tank Engineering Military School in the department of physical training to prepare faculty for foreign specialists. Muntean then became chairman of the Kyiv City Football Federation and a member of the Presidium of the Ukrainian Football Federation. In 1986-1988 he worked in Madagascar, coaching club "Kosfaba", becoming the champion of the country in 1988. In 1992-1994, he was the head coach the Olympic team of Ukraine, in 1995-1997 - the national team of Guinea, moving it to the 1998 African Cup finals. From 1998 to 2005, coached various clubs in Ukraine and Russia, "Alan". Since 2008, the acting head coach of the youth national team of Ukraine. For the USSR national team in 1968-1976 years has played 49 matches and scored 7 goals, took part on the World Cup in 1970 and Euro in 1972. Chairman of the Committee of the national teams of the Football Federation of Ukraine. Since April 2007 - he is the President of the Association of Veterans of the Ukrainian Football.

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