Ukrainian Yaroslav Rakitskiy joined the Russian “Zenit”
Defender Yaroslav Rakitskiy, who moved from Shakhtar Donetsk to Russian “Zenit”, the Russian explained to reporters why before the game sang the anthem of Ukraine.
“I once did? Look, the whole country sings the national anthem, and the players, too. But for me there is one rule: if you entered the field, it is necessary to give, and not: “How will zahoreni Leps, and then come and deflate. Why do I need it? So I set up,” said the football player in interview to the channel “Russia 24”.
We will remind, Yaroslav Rakitskiy excluded from the national team of Ukraine.
As previously wrote Znayu Yaroslav Rakitskiy has moved from Shakhtar Donetsk to Russian “Zenit”. Note that for the Donetsk club Rakitskiy was 16 years old.
Yaroslav Rakytskyy: “heard a lot about the fans of “Zenith” and want to feel their support on the field”
The first interview of the rookie blue-white-blue: https://t.co/UNQdT2WiJp pic.twitter.com/Mf352xhtsp
— FC “Zenit”🌊 (@zenit_spb) January 28, 2019
The cost of transfer Rakitskiy is not called, however, according to rumors, she was approximately 12 million euros.
Official: Yaroslav Rakytskyy, a player of “Zenith”! Welcome to St. Petersburg!
Rakitskiy will start training with Zenit at the training camp in Spanish Calpe, which will be held from 1 to 10 February.
For Shakhtar Rakitskiy played since August 2009. Shakhtar Yaroslav spent 326 matches and scored 14 goals. With a miner, a native of Dnepropetrovsk region 7-time champion of Ukraine and 6 times won the Ukrainian Cup.
Also on the bill Rakitskiy 54 games and 4 goals for the national team of Ukraine, with which the Central defender participated in the European Championships of 2012 and 2016.
As reported by the portal Znayu ultras Shakhtar responded to the transition from Rakitskiy to Zenith.