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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that his country is always ready to support friends. He commented on the video of the Croatian footballer Vukojevic and current national team defender domagoj Vida, for which the latter cries: “Glory to Ukraine!”
Poroshenko reminded that the history of relations between Ukrainians and Croats “is rooted in depth of centuries”. According to him, the Croats know like no other, which is support in the days of heavy conflict.
After the victory of the Croats in the quarter-final match against Russia appeared the video, which together with Vukojevic says the words “Glory to Ukraine!”. The international football Federation (FIFA) considered the incident a warning was issued, and Vukojevic was suspended Croatian football Union from the 2018 world Cup.
10 July it became known that the football Federation of Ukraine ready to compensate a penalty imposed on Vukojevic disciplinary Committee of FIFA in the amount of 15 thousand Swiss francs. Vukojevic refused to help.
Video, photo All from Russia.