Ukraine goalkeeper Oleksandr Shovkovskiy ‘shot at by mother of ex-wife’

Ukraine goalkeeper Oleksandr Shovkovskiy ‘shot at by mother of ex-wife’

- Former Dynamo Kiev goalkeeper has been shot at by the mother of his ex-wife Lyubov Pavlovna

- The veteran goalkeeper went to pick up his daughter he had with his ex wife when the incident happened

- He took to Facebook to share the horrible incident

A trending video online showed Ukrainian goalkeeper Oleksandr Shovkovskiy being shot at by his ex-wife mother.

The shotstopper who won 92 caps in goal for Ukraine in his internationals career, posted two videos on Facebook that appear to show a woman firing at him with a gun from a balcony.

He claimed that the woman in question was the mother of his ex-wife, Lyubov Pavlovna.

In the now viral post, Shovkovskiy alleged that he went to collect his daughter he fathered with Olga Alenova who he divorced in October 2015.

After several minutes knocking at the door without anyone responding, Shovkovskiy moved to make his way back to the car, from where the incident was being filmed.

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Then a door swings open from a balcony above where the ex-footballer was stood, and a woman shouts at him to leave the property.

She then appears to throw objects at Shovkovskiy as well as at the person filming the action unfold from the gate.

Shovkovskiy begins to walk towards the gate, but the woman re-appears on the balcony after going back inside.

Alongside the posting of two videos on Facebook, Shovkovskiy wrote: "First, Lyubov Pavlovna aimed at my head and threw stones she had collected, from the balcony.

"And then she started shooting at me with a pistol.

"She fired three shots aimed at me, People ran from the neighbouring house after hearing the shots and offered to help."

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In the post Shovkovskiy also alleges that he ex-mother in law has been "convicted of alcohol addiction" and has "insulted and raised her hand" towards her granddaughter.

He then asks the general public for help on how he can get help with the "interfering communication with his child".

Oleksandr Shovkovskiy played his entire football career, barring two loan spells, for Dinamo Kiev, making over 400 appearances.

He had a 23-year-long club and international illustrious career and he retired in December 2016 at the age of 41.

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