Shevchenko told Corriere della Sera: “I’m not a betrayer. Each of us takes the decisions in life he considers most right and these decisions must be respected.
“I have earned the respect of supporters by working on the pitch and the only jersey I have kissed and the only one I’ll continue kissing is the one of my national team.
“My story with Milan, and with Milan as a city, is ended as a football situation. But, for the rest, it will not end.”