Player from the Crimea for the first time received a call in Russian national team


Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti

The President of the Crimean football Union (KFS) Yuri Vetoja said that the football player from the Republic for the first time called in one of youth teams of Russia. His words leads RIA Novosti.

“We already have the victory. There are guys who are playing for a mainland team. Moreover, he invited one of our guys, and he was in the Russian team. This is our biggest achievement. Every young football player in the shower teplit hope to be the best and to get into the national team. First signs are already there,” said Vetoja.

According to the Agency, we are talking about the pupil detsko-youthful sports school “Evpatoria” Nicholas Tolstopyatova. The player born in 2002 is already enrolled at children’s Academy of Moscow “Spartak”.

Crimean football Union was established in July 2015, with the assistance of the Union of European football associations (UEFA); has a special status, UEFA. In March 2017, the organisation has taken the decision to allocate one million euros for the development of football on the Peninsula.

Crimea became part of Russia after the March 2014 referendum in which the majority of inhabitants of the region have supported such a decision. Kiev refused to recognize these results and call the Peninsula occupied territory. The referendum is not recognized by the Western countries.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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