Vyacheslav Fetisovu: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti
Riggers, Vladivostok commercial seaport (VMTP), addressed to the Deputy of the state Duma Vyacheslav Fetisov because of his words about working and the players could act at the request of his superiors. This assumption has put forward himself Fetisov, the radio station “Moscow Says”.
The double Olympic champion also commented on the claims against him on the part of port workers, considered the words of the MP offensive. “I can not understand that they have offended. Athletes second-class citizens, and they, on the contrary, the first. What is the offense? It is impossible to talk with the artists as well as with astronauts, I mean professional quality. I myself am in a working family has grown,” — said the Deputy, noting that his statement was taken out of context.
The reason for the discussion was the policy about the situation in the club “Admiral”, which plays in the Kontinental hockey League (KHL) and was created under the supervision Fetisov. The players team has arrears of salary also in the team is under new leadership: in December the new President of “Admiral” became the General Director of the VMTP Result Yusupov.
“What is happening in Vladivostok now, discreditied hockey as such. All these statements from leaders in any gate do not climb. Not the same with riggers and lead players of the same conversation,” — said Fetisov 6 Feb. At the same time, he emphasized that to exclude the team from the League in any case impossible.
“Admiral” continues to perform in the regular championship KHL, but even in mid-January, has lost chances of an exit in the playoffs. Then it was reported that the injured players the club require nine hours to be at the home stadium of the team — “Fetisov-arena” — and to mark the entrance and exit from the workplace.
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