Mykola Azarov considers that the Committee of FIFA was right to punish football player and assistant coach of the national team of Croatia for the antics on video, which leaked.
After the player in the video shouted “Glory to Ukraine” after the victory over the Russian team, former Prime Minister of Ukraine said about the “Russophobic” the virus of domagoj Vida. He believes that he picked it up when I was playing in “Dynamo-Kiev”. Azarov said that in place of a football player incorrectly use “Bandera” slogans, because football is not a political arena.
Former Prime Minister is confident that the problem lies in the fact that Russia supports Serbia – this, according to the former politician, the Croats appeared “Russophobia”.
As it became known, the assistant coach of the Croatia midfielder Ognjen Vukojevic was fined ₣15 million for unsporting behaviour. Also he was suspended from work for the entire period of holding the 2018 world Cup. Player domagoj Vida got off with a warning posted provocative videos.