Zinchenko will be handed the Citizens’ armband
Manchester City’s Ukrainian star will be their captain against Peterborough.
has decided to give the captain armband to the club’s Ukrainian playerOleksandr Zinchenko
in their FA Cup clash againstPeterborough United
; the Citizens’ captainFernandinho
has handed the armband to the Ukraine international following the ongoing Ukraine-Russia crisis.
It isn’t the first time that Zinchenko feels the community’s support for him and his country as he was crying when the fans kept showing their love and support for the Ukrainians in the Citizens’ clash in the Premier League againstEverton
, but he was on the bench all that match, but now he will be
captain in their FA Cup clash which shows the player’s importance for the club.
The important point in this incident is that the armband was initially given to Fernandinho, who is the club’s first captain, and was experiencing one of his rare starts this season, according to the club’s media news, but then the social media feeds were updated revealing that the Brazilian midfielder has decided to hand the armband to his Ukrainian friend instead of wearing it himself.
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