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Russian referee Anastasia Pustovoitova in an interview with blogger Evgeny Savin has told how he received death threats because of a mistake she made during a match between women’s national teams of the Netherlands and Ireland. The recording of the interview available on YouTube.
The meeting was held in the qualifying tournament for the world Cup and ended with the score 0:0. Pustovoitova admitted that the match was difficult and that she didn’t put the penalty against the Irish players. In the end, on her page in Facebook came the Dutch fans and began to threaten with murder.
According to the judge, they wrote to her: “Just try to visit us in Amsterdam, we will kill you”.
Fans often threaten athletes. So, twice it told Swedish biathlete Sebastian Samuelsson. According to him, to kill him want the Russians because of his uncompromising positions on doping. At the end of March subscribers to Instagram and wished the death of the hockey player Teemu Hartikainen, acting for Ufa “Salavat Yulaev”.
Video, photo All from Russia.