Commenting on the clashes with crowds of fans on the day of the Euro 2020 final in London, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, reminded the British authorities of the statements about “Russian football hooligans” before the 2018 World Cup. Russia Cup.
The Euro 2020 final, where Italy and England met, was held on Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London, and ended with the Italian team winning on penalties with a score of 3: 2. The start time and extra time for the match ended with a score of 1: 1. London police reported more than 130 detainees on the day The final and 19 injured policemen.
Zakharova wrote on the Telegram channel, I remembered statements from various government bodies in the UK before the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, aimed at frightening Her Majesty’s subjects with “Russian hooligans”.
“Have you seen British football fans kicking Italians? What did the Foreign Office say about this? And the British Parliament? Exactly. The only hope for the BBC’s impartiality – I hope they make a film about their fans who showed the world where the real ‘hooligans’ live,” he added. Zakharu.
At the beginning of 2017, the British broadcaster BBC broadcast the documentary “Russian Hooligans Army”, one of the most prominent figures of which is Russian football fans preparing to meet British fans at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The subject of the hour-long film was a warning to British fans who are planning To travel to the 2018 World Cup, Russian hooligans are carefully preparing for their confrontation.
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