The daughter of a famous athlete, who today celebrates his birthday, shared with “StarHit” how cried, when our hockey team won at the Olympics.
Ilya Kovalchuk, recognized as the most valuable player at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, today, Sunday, marks 35th anniversary. However, the hockey player – a role model not only in sports. He is a wonderful family man and father of many children. Together with his wife Nicole, former soloist of group “the Mirage” has four successors – the 12-year-old Carolina, 9-year-old Philip, 8-year-old and three-year Artema eve. The eldest, Caroline, said that it can punish parents and why she comes home late.
“I want to be an actress”
Carolina, you’re doing sports?
Of course. We have the whole family busy. Dad was an athlete. Mom is the competition in the nomination “Fitness bikini”. The brothers play football and hockey. And I am four years old go to school rhythmic gymnastics. While really like.—
Already decided on a career choice?
Yes, she is creative. Want to be an actress. I am interested in this field. I love movies and watch a movie.
In what class are now studying?
Already in the seventh. Attend school at the American Embassy in St. Petersburg, where we had moved a few years ago. Fluent in English, even think in this language.
REVIEW of the POPE: “in fact, up to 2013 we lived in America where I played for different clubs, including the “new Jersey Devilz”. So Carolina, just like the rest of the family, is fluent in the language. After returning home, we put my daughter in a school where teaching is conducted in English.”
Do you have a favorite subject?
Yes, literature. I read a lot.
Ilya Kovalchuk the whole world knows. How you react when the father on the street and ask for an autograph?
Already have got used. At school, everyone knows who my dad is, but react calmly.—
During the winter Olympics classmates are rooting for him?
Yes, our entire class and teacher. Never miss a Papa’s game, even flew with my mother to South Korea to support him and our team.—
Oh, it was unforgettable! Breathtaking. When it became clear that the Russian team won, I was screaming with delight, and then cried… worried about dad.
Where is gold medal?
In a secret location…REVIEW MOM: “actually we have a kind of corner of fame is a special glass Cabinet where all the awards of Elijah”.
“Learning from mistakes”
Describe dad in a few words.
The best in the world, kind and understanding. Love him and proud of him. He’s great!—
And mother what?
Affectionate, responsive, diligent and most favorite.—
You have responsibilities around the house?
Often play with her younger sister eve. Of course, help with the housework, if asked, for example, know how to cook an omelet. But I’m not always allowed. Mom is afraid that can burn your fingers. In General, I have little time because I get home late. School, workout, homework…
For that you can be punished?
For the deception, but I try to learn from their mistakes.—
And to praise?
For good behavior and grades. In fact, parents brothers and sister are often spoiled. We have all. I thank them for it!—
Your dad April 15 marks the anniversary. How will you celebrate?
When he finishes hockey season, the whole family will go on vacation.
REVIEW of the POPE: “it was for the games to walk about this later, most likely in America, where we have a house and a lot of friends.”—
Carolina, I like to spend time with your parents?
Different. Go out of town, watch movies and just hang out. Dad see every day, but when he is with us is the best time.