Basil Pavlovthe: FC “Chernomorets”
The Russian striker Odessa “Chernomorets” Vasily Pavlov told about the attitude of the fans and teammates. Interview with the player published on Sports.ru.
Pavlov said that never met with a negative reaction from the Ukrainians. “One day I was approached by a guy from the team and said in my ear: “Listen, I have a lot of family is tied with this conflict, but you are fine — no problems”. It is so nice right now: if not a single person said it, and the whole of Ukraine”, — he said.
28-year-old Pavlov is the only Russian footballer who plays in the Ukrainian Premier League. Clicking the “Chernomorets” in February 2019, he became the first Russian in the League for five years. It is remarkable that Pavlov is not considered a Legionnaire: it is recorded in the application of the club as a citizen of Moldova, where he also spent part of his career.
Pavlov is known in Russia thanks to the participation in the reality show “Who wants to be a Legionnaire?”, where are the mentors of the players were Russian coach Valeri Karpin and Sergei Yuran. The striker also worked with Karpin in Armavir “a torpedo” in 2016. Also in the record striker has clubs such as the Moldovan “Dacia”, the Norwegian “Brann”, Rubin Kazan and Khimki Moscow region.
In the current draw of the championship of Ukraine Pavlov has played nine matches and scored one goal scored.
Video, photo All from Russia.