In Ukraine, told about the fight the head of the football Federation and the President of «Dynamo»
During the qualifying match of the European championship on football between national teams of Ukraine and Portugal in the presidential box at the stadium in Kiev there was a fight, reports the edition «Football 24» , citing a source in the Ukrainian football Association. The occasion was the arrival of without the invitation of the President of Kiev «Dynamo» Grigory Surkis. His appearance resisted invited to match sailors detained last autumn in the Kerch Strait, and then returned home after exchange agreements with Russia.
In the beginning hassle to convince Surkis decided to leave the head of the football Federation Andrey Pavelko. The latter refused, and it ended with a fight, during which Pavelko got hit in the face.
According to the newspaper later the incident was discussed at the meeting of the state Committee on youth and sports, and Pavelko had to personally explain what happened in the match before President Vladimir Zelensky.
The football match ended with the score 2:1 in favor of Ukraine, which allowed the team under the leadership of Andriy Shevchenko early to secure a ticket to the championship of Europe 2020.