Alexander Ovechkin Wiki, Married or Girlfriend and Gay
Date: 02 Oct, 2016
Alexander Milkhailovich who is commonly known as Alex ovechkin was born on September17, 1985. He is a Russian from his nationality and a professional ice hockey winger and also the captain of the national Hockey League of the Washington Capitals. AS a sports person he has perfect height of 6feet and 2inches. Looking towards to his recent entry in the NHL, he played for the HC Dynamo Moscow which is from the Russian Super league for exact four seasons counting from 2001 until 2005, and later he returned to play for them briefly during the 2012-2013 NHL lockouts.Capitals first overall selected Ovechkin in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Ovechkin remained in Russia until 2005 with 2004-05 NHL lockouts cancelling the season, and joined the capitals for seasons 2005-06. Ovechkin won the Calder Memorial Trophy as a rookie of the whole year, aside having scored 52 goals and the 54 assists to have leaded all rookies with 106 points and for finishing in overall league scoring. Alex is the son of Mikhail Ovechkin who is a former professional soccer player and Tatyana Ovechkin his mother, who had won two Olympic gold medals while competing at the 1976 summer Olympics for the women’s basketball team and also at the 1980 summer Olympics in Moscow.
He had his first sign of his future after he was of two years old while in a toy store he directly grabbed a toy hockey stick and denied to let it go. His parents took the picture of that day as a memory. Whenever there was a hockey game on the TV, he used to drop all his toys and ran to the TV and protested if his parents tried to change the TV channel. His parents say they knew that he would be an athlete when he accepted to run up the steps to their 10th floor apartment instead of taking the elevator. After this his parents always supported him, they used to send him to play at soccer fields and basketball courts encouraging him to be athletic.
Actually Ovechkin began playing in the Russian Super league with Dynamo Moscow at the age of 16. Alex scored four points in 21 games making his first professional debut in 2001-2002 seasons. Ovechkin has represented Russia in multiple tournaments internationally. He had his first IIHF tournament at 2002 world U18 championship. He uses an Instagram account having 675k followers. Once he uploaded his shirtless picture there which went viral all over the internet. Many considered him as a gay but it was just a rumor which passed away shortly.
Ovechkin was engaged to a tennis player named Maria Kirilenko who was his girlfriend, but soon on July 21, 2014 she announced that their wedding was called off and they two were no longer dating each other. Later on 11th of September 2015, Alex announced via Instagram his engagement to Nastya Shubskaya, whom he later married to and is husband and wife. As a famous sport person most of his popular wiki and information can be found on some wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. His current net worth as per many resources is $124 million.