Vladimir Putin competed with Evgeny Plushenko


Владимир Путин сразился с Евгением Плющенко The head of state took part in a gala match Night hockey League, which was held in Sochi. Vladimir Putin played in the same team with Sergei Shoigu, Vyacheslav Fetisov and Pavel Bure. Their opponents become “stars of the Night League”, which was made by Evgeni Plushenko, Igor Butman, Vladimir Potanin.

Wednesday, may 10, Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a gala match Night hockey League, where he scored six goals. He spoke under 11-m number as a Central striker.

In addition to the head of the state, in the team “hockey Legends” turned out to be Sergei Shoigu, Vyacheslav Fetisov, Alexei Dyumin, Alexei Kasatonov and Pavel Bure. Their opponents were “the Stars of Night the League”, which was presented Evgeni Plushenko, Igor Butman, Gennady Timchenko, Vladimir Potanin, Alexander Mostovoy, Boris Rotenberg and many others.

The match, held at the rink of the ice Palace “Big” in Sochi, was judged by the team headed by well-known arbiter of Alexander Zaitsev. The game ended with the score 17:6 in favor of the “legends of hockey”. Evgeni Plushenko shared his impressions of the meetings in social networks.

“We lost today in a gala game (NHL)! “Legends of Hockey” against the NHL. First to play was not disappointing, as was won by the team of our President. Mr Putin masterfully scored six goals. A truly great President, the most athletic President of the world” – wrote in the microblog skater.

After some time Plushenko added that he always wanted to play with the “Legends of hockey” and the President. “Dreams come true” – said the athlete.

Users of social networks supported Evgeni Plushenko and found that the game was very exciting. “This team lose and not be ashamed”, “Cool”, “that’s the bomb”, “Watch the replay, great game”, “well Done”, “Bravo”, “the Main thing is not the result but the game itself Really was rooting for the President,” – wrote in comments to the publication of the skater.

The wife of Pavel Bure Alina posted a photo of her husband, where he is depicted together with the President. “My love, my pride, my husband,” shared the woman in his microblog.

We also add that before the game was made by Julia Samoylova. The artist opened the gala match the performance of the Russian national anthem. The performance of the singer was held immediately after Vladimir Putin handed the Cup Krutov team “Stalker”, who became the winner of VI all-Russian hockey festival among Amateur teams.

Recall that the Night hockey League is an Amateur sports organization which was founded in 2011 on the initiative of Vladimir Putin. Its name derives from the fact that most of the matches were held in the evening hours.