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The British Ambassador in Russia Laurie Bristow has participated in the opening football match between Moscow “torpedo” and the English “Sheffield”. The game takes place at stadium of a name of Edward Streltsova in Moscow, reports RIA Novosti.
Before the match, Bristow congratulated “torpedo” happy 95th birthday and thanked the Russian fans for the warm welcome. He also remembered the world Cup, which Russia held in 2018. “Last year during the world championship the Russians warmly received by fans all over the world. Today we will see the beautiful game. Football unites all”, — the diplomat added.
At some point, from the stands came the chant traditional opponents CSKA Moscow “***** horses!” This may be due to the appointment of former defender of CSKA Sergey Ignashevich for the post of chief coach of “torpedo”. Have you heard of any Ambassador this chant is unknown.
At the time of publication of news was the second half, the score 3:0 in favor of the hosts.
Ignashevich headed the “torpedo” on 4 June. The specialist said that he was glad and happy of his new position. He added that he had received a serious work, which was prepared and tried.
Sergei Ignashevich is a graduate of the “torpedo”. Last season he was part of the coaching staff of the youth team CSKA and brought to work in the Russian team.
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