World News The director of the channel said it would no longer work with the former Ukraine international star
“War is scary. But I’m also against human aggression and hate which acquires greater proportions every day,” wrote the 2018 World Cup star on Instagram.“I am against discrimination based on nationality. I’m not ashamed that I’m Russian. I’m proud to be Russian. And I don’t understand why athletes should suffer now,” added Dzyuba, referring to the sweeping sporting sanctions placed on the country.The 33-year-old also responded to Ukrainian stars at English Premier League clubs who have criticized him, such as Everton’s Vitaliy Mykolenko and West Ham’s Andriy Yarmolenko. “P.S. And to some colleagues who sit on their backsides in mansions in England and say nasty things: this cannot offend us, we understand everything! Peace and kindness to all!” added Dzyuba.