Ex-Ukraine captain Tymoshchuk slammed for silence: ‘With nits like that, you don’t need enemies’

Rukh President Grigory Kozlovsky condemns position of current Zenit assistant

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk is a former Ukraine international and captain who is also the player with the most caps (144) for that country. He is currently an assistant for Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg and his silence has been openly denounced by several Ukrainian sports figures. The last critical position came from Grigory Kozlovsky, chairman of the Rukh. “As Shevchenko said, we are not afraid of Moscow lice, or Ukrainian nits. This is a Ukrainian nit. As they say, with nits like this you do not need enemies “, joked the head of Ukraine. emblem in statements to ‘Denisov Time’, not only in criticism of Timoshuk. “Did you paint the flag on your face just to show off?” said Oleksander Aliyev, Tymoshchuk’s former teammate in the Ukrainian national team, a few days ago.

Atalanta Ukrainian player Ruslan Malinovskyi also pointed the finger. “Their deeds will be forgotten,” he said.

Tymoshchuk ended his career at Kairat in 2016 and has been an assistant at Zenit since 2017/18. He wore the Ukraine jersey in three major competitions: the ‘2006 World Cup, Euro’2012 and Euro’2016.

By Flavio Miguel Silva


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