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Former Russia striker Andrey Arshavin speculate about the reaction of society to the errors of media persons, particularly football players. 37-year-old veteran talked to the host of the show “Melting Ice” “Match TV” Alexei Yagudin.
The forward made me think about what was the reaction of the Russians to his words at the end of the European championship in 2012. According to Arshavin, media persons “to trample in the dirt,” if he disappoints society. He also recalled the situation around players Pavel Mamayev and Alexander Kokorin.
“We have decided to find fault with deputies, but in light of recent events it appears that the account between them and the players 2:0. Belyakov (Deputy Anton Belyakov, — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) then beat me, and Pak (official of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis pack, approx. “Of the tape.ru”) is Kokorina. This is the only case when society stands on the side of officials,” — said Arshavin.
Kokorin and Mamaev was arrested in early October of 2018 after two become the instigators of fights in the center of Moscow. First, they entered into a fight with the driver of TV presenter Olga Ushakova, and after they have had a conflict with puck and CEO of FGUP “NAMI” Sergey Gaisin. Athletes were placed into custody and initiated three criminal cases under articles “Hooliganism” and “Assault”. Kokorin and Mamaev twice extended the period of detention. The players will stay in the detention center “Butyrka” at least until April 8.
In 2012, after the departure of the Russian national team from the championship conversation Arshavin and Belyakova leaked. Phrase player “your expectations are your problems” addressed to the Deputy, caused a negative reaction from the Russian fans. Later Arshavin was forced to publicly apologize. Since the player has not played for the national team.
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