|Name Leonid Buryak|
Role Football player
|1963–1966 Prodmash, Odessa|
Height 1.82 m
1966–1968 Sport School No. 6
|Full name Leonid Yosipovich Buryak|
Date of birth (1953-07-10) 10 July 1953 (age 62)
Similar People Oleh Blokhin, Viktor Kolotov, Volodymyr Muntyan, Volodymyr Bezsonov, Anatoliy Demyanenko
Place of birth Odessa, Soviet Union
Leonid Yosipovich Buryak (Ukrainian: Леонід Йосипович Буряк; born 10 July 1953 in Odessa) is a Ukrainian football coach and former Olympic bronze-medal-winning player.
Buryak, who is Jewish, was a midfielder for the USSR national football team, and competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics, at which he won a bronze medal.
Buryak played for a number of teams in the Soviet Union, most notably for Dynamo Kyiv, of which he was also the sporting manager. As a player, he had a tremendous impact on his team, similar to what Pavel Nedvěd or Zinedine Zidane had on theirs. Buryak has coached the Ukrainian national football team.
In 1979 Buryak played couple of games for Ukraine at the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR.