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Shevchenko tries new challenge at Kharkiv Cup

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Ukrainian football legend Andriy Shevchenko faces a new challenge this week as he tries out his golf skills on the European Challenge Tour at the Superior Cup in Kharkiv. 

Ukraine's former star striker Andriy Shevchenko during an interview with Agence France-Presse in the Crimean resort of Yalta on September 15, 2012. Shevchenko faces a new challenge this week as he tries out his golf skills on the European Challenge Tour at the Superior Cup in Kharkiv.

Shevchenko, who plays off a handicap of two, is trying his hand at competitive golf after a foray into politics in last year's parliamentary elections in Ukraine ended in failure and ridicule.

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