Ognjen Vukojevic Photo: Darko Bandic / AP
The team of Croatia Ognjen Vukojevic lost his place in the delegation at the 2018 world Cup because of the scandal with the video, where he, along with footballer Donahoe kind of shouts “Glory to Ukraine!”. The corresponding statement appeared on the website of the Croatian football Union.
The leadership of the Croatian football Union apologizes for the behavior of Vukojevic. The statement noted that the coach was excluded from the application of the team for the tournament. In addition, it is argued that Vukojevic and Vida apologized for his words, insisting that they had no political overtones.
The international football Federation (FIFA) has already ruled on the incident. Species received a warning from the disciplinary Committee.
After the victory of Croatia over Russia in the 1/4 final of the world Cup Vukojevic and Vida shouted at the camera “Glory to Ukraine!”. The publication of the video has caused rough reaction of the public.
11 July Croatia will have a semifinal match against the England team. The meeting will begin at 21:00 Moscow time.
Vukojevic were part of the Kiev “Dynamo” from 2008 to 2015. Kind played in the Ukrainian club from 2013 to 2018.
Video, photo All from Russia.