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‘My country belongs to Ukrainians’: Oleksandr Zinchenko shares emotional post amidst rising Ukraine-Russia tension

“A rustic whose colors I defend within the worldwide sports activities area. A rustic that we attempt to glorify and develop. A rustic whose borders should stay inviolable,” wrote Zinchenko in his submit. 

Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko prolonged his assist for Ukraine amidst rising tensions between his dwelling nation and Russia. 

The defender shared his views on the prevailing scenario in an emotional submit on Instagram as Russian President Vladmir Putin assembled tens of hundreds of troopers on Ukraine’s borders and recognised the independence of pro-Russian separatists Donetsk and Lugansk areas.

Zinchenko, who started his profession at Russian membership FC Ufa, within the submit said he can’t “stand back” whereas “the whole civilized world is concerned about my country.” 

His submit learn: “The whole civilized world is worried about the situation in my country.” 

“I can’t stay back and strive to put my point across. In the photo – my country. The country where I was born and raised.”

“A country whose colours I defend in the international sports arena. A country that we try to glorify and develop. A country whose borders must remain inviolable. My country belongs to Ukrainians and no one will ever be able to appropriate it. We will not give up! Glory to Ukraine.”

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Zinchenko, 25, has thus far made 115 appearances for Manchester City and has went on to win three Premier League titles, 4 League Cups, and one FA Cup. He was additionally named the Ukrainian footballer of the yr in 2019.

Meanwhile, Manchester City after enduring a tricky defeat towards Tottenham Hotspur, will look to return to profitable methods after they play Merseyside membership Everton on the Goodison Park on Saturday.


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