Two-time Olympic hockey champion Vyacheslav Fetisov spoke about the incident with Russian goalkeeper Konstantin Volkov in Finland.
“Let them return home to Moscow, where they are loved and expected. Here no one will ask to seal the flag. The regulations of the Finnish league, apparently, do not like Russia, although I think that this is complete nonsense. What is happening in the world right now is terrible, and this also applies to this situation,” Fetisov said. RBC.
The former goalkeeper of the Finnish “Porin Esset” told how he was forced to seal the Russian flag in Finland.
Volkov joined Finnish Esset in 2021. In total, he played 37 matches for the club, in which he missed 98 goals with a reflection percentage of 89.7%.
Since 2022, the hockey player has been playing for Dynamo Moscow.
Earlier, the executive director of Jokerit, Sami Kauhanen, commented on the words of the chairman of the board of the Finnish hockey league, Heikki Hiltunen, that in order to join his league, the Jokers need to break all ties with Russia.