The game of football teams of Russia and Belarus on the eve of the 2018 world Cup in Russia does not deserve positive ratings – the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said at a press conference for Russian regional media in Minsk on Thursday.
“As players our and your – I don’t want to say rude, but they deserve you know what. Especially Russia is a country invests such funds, and I’m rooting for you: we are in the world Cup will not, it is one hundred percent” – said Lukashenko.
“I’m rooting for you to not be ashamed (Russians – Interfax) to at least group stage are gone. We will be rooting for the Russian team, though, until you see nothing to rejoice. Players for a year or two, for five years does not appear, and a super-team during that time cannot be created”, – he added.
Lukashenko has noticed that knows football and follows major events in the world, and especially the preparation for the 2018 world Cup in Russia.
“Actually, I’m a football player in his athletic profession, – said the head of state. – In hockey I play in misfortune. But a knee injury forced him to play hockey. Although there are hard times – the knees must be healthy everywhere.”