Full name in native alphabet: Калин Владислав Тарасович
Date of birth: 14/04/2006 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Ukraine
Youth career: Nika Ivano-Frankivsk, Dynamo Kyiv, Sporting CP, Dynamo Kyiv (since 2022)
Current club: Zorya Luhansk (on loan from Dynamo Kyiv)
Squad number: —
Current national team: Ukraine U-17
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Lucas Ocampos
– ball control
– off-the-ball movement
– able to dispossess opponents thanks to his explosiveness, but his positioning and general defensive reliability are very much improvable
– decision-making and selfishness on the ball/frequently makes the wrong decision to shoot from difficult angles or dribble rather than passing to teammates in far better positions
– goes to the ground too often
Style of play:
– inside forward
– tall player with very good body mass ratio, power, stamina, and natural fitness
– great acceleration, agility, changes of pace, and coordination
– very skillful and elegant on the ball
– likes to dribble
– likes to use tricks and skills to remain in possession of the ball
– often uses his skills to beat defenders, cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score from
– player with very good short dribbling skills, body balance, and ‘quick feet’ who loves 1v1 duels
– very explosive and powerful over the first meters
– able to change the rhythm and make spectacular solo runs to make a difference at any time
– very strong in 1v1 situations, positive with the ball at his feet, unpredictable, and confident of his skills
– able to dribble and make quick combinations at top speed
– superb footwork for a player of his size
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– often makes surging runs into the penalty box
– decent in the air
– gets fouled often
Kalyn gets past the opponent thanks to his superb footwork and scores with a calm finish.
Kalyn cuts inside, loses his marker with a quick feint, and scores.
Kalyn gets past his opponent with ease thanks to his acceleration and sends a decent ball into the penalty area.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 1 May 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Vladyslav Kalyn is considered to be one of the most talented Ukrainian teenagers. He’s one of the leaders of an interesting generation of Ukrainian players born in 2006 which includes, among others Matviy Ponomarenko, Kyrylo Pashko, Danylo Ishchenko, Bogdan Budko, Vladyslav Zakharchenko, and Danylo Khan.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European league.