Defender of Croatia domagoj Vida explained why said “Glory to Ukraine” on the video Ognjen Vukojević.
The words of the Vedas leads portal Sport24.
“I played five years in Ukraine and I want to again Express my gratitude to these people. They have always supported me. But many people forget that some things are sometimes incorrectly interpreted. I admit my mistake. Once again I want to apologize to all the Russian people”, – he said.
“I guess I’m not going to make any videos. Let’s celebrate on Sunday even more than now. But the main thing – to bring the Cup to Croatia. Tell our men to set fire to anything that burns,” he said.
We will remind, after a match Russia – Croatia domagoj Vida with Ognjen Vukojević has recorded a video message with the words “Glory to Ukraine”, received a warning from FIFA.
But Vukojevic was removed from Croatia and fined 12 thousand euros.
Later both supported the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the head of the football Federation of Ukraine Andriy Pavelko.
Earlier it became known that the fans of Dinamo Zagreb posted on the Internet photos where they pose with a banner “Glory to Ukraine” and “HNS – separatists”, and the flag of the regiment “Azov”.
We recall some Croatian media condemned the mind and Vukojevic for shouting “Glory to Ukraine!”.