June 19, 2022

Russia's Yellow Card


Russia's Yellow Card
Happier times for the Russian National Football team back in 2009. Kate_Lokteva

The ex-captain of the Russian national soccer team, Igor Denisov, has spoken out against the invasion of Ukraine despite fears of being killed or arrested.

In an interview, Denisov shared his thoughts on the current events that are occurring in Ukraine, and views them as "catastrophic" and "horrific". Along with making his opinions of the war known to the public at large, Denisov has also written a letter to President Putin himself to end the invasion.

Denisov is not alone in the sports industry to speak out against the invasion of Ukraine. Not long after the start of the war tennis player Andrey Rublev wrote "no war please" on the lens protector of a camera at the Dubai championship. 

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