Ovechkin will put the Stanley Cup on game day the Russian team in the quarterfinals of the world Cup

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Photo: Alexey Agaryshev / RIA Novosti

Striker and captain of the club NHL Washington capitals Alexander Ovechkin will bring the Stanley Cup to Moscow on 7 July. The trophy put up in the fan zone of the football world Cup on the Sparrow hills. About this athlete said in his Instagram.

“Dear friends, I will be glad to see all wishing to be photographed with the Stanley Cup! Bye!” he wrote in the social network.

July 7, the Russian team will play with Croatia in 1/4 finals of the tournament. The meeting will begin at 21:00 Moscow time.

According to tradition, each of the hockey players who have won the Cup, can take him to his home. June 7 “Washington capitals” won the award, having won the fifth match of a final series “Vegas Golden knights”.

32-year-old Ovechkin since 2005, stands for “Washington.” This season, the striker first came to the team in the Stanley Cup finals and won the first trophy. In the asset striker’s three wins at the world Championships with the national team of Russia (2008, 2012, 2014).

Video, photo All from Russia.

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