At yesterday’s Champions League match in Kharkiv fans of the English club Manchester city hung a banner “glory to the heroes of the ATO from Man City”. About it reports the UNIAN.
6 Dec Shakhtar Donetsk in Kharkov beat Manchester city in the final match of the group stage of the Champions League with the score 2:1. Shakhtar scored 12 points in the group and reached the 1/8 finals of the tournament.
25 November, Shakhtar banned children of the ATO participants before the start of the next match of the Ukrainian championship to take the field in t-shirts “My dad is a hero.” A few days later the bus of Shakhtar players was stopped by the representatives of fan groups Kharkiv City Patriots, Donetsk The Club and the party’s national body. They said on football Taras Stepanenko, Andrei Pyatov, Yaroslav Rakitskiy and on the position of the club relative to the war of Russia against Ukraine.
Players an ultimatum – to wear t-shirts in support of the Ukrainian military before the game with “Veres” 29 Nov, otherwise players “will have to go back to Donetsk”.