Because he has not convicted the Russian criminal war on Ukraine, the Ukrainian Football Association threatens the former Bundesliga professional Anatoliy Tymoshchuk with the withdrawal of his coaching license and honors.
“At the time, while another ex-club of the Ukrainian who publishes FC Bayern Munich, explanations and actions to support Ukraine, Tymoshchuk is silent and continues to work for the club of the Aggressor,” said the ethics commission of the association. The 42-year-old is currently co-coach of the Russian master Zenit St. Petersburg from the hometown of Kremlchef Vladimir Putin.
The ex-captain should also be removed from the official register of football national players, called by the Commission. With 144 performances in the blue-yellow jersey Tymoshchuk is record national player. All titles in Ukrainian tournaments should also be unknown to him.
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The Tymoshchuk from the West Ukrainian Luzk had long been playing for the Donecke Club Schachtar and moved to Munich in 2009 for four years. After a stopover at Zenit St. Petersburg, he completed his player career in Kazakhstan 2016 at Quairat Almaty. Since 2017 he is assistant coach at Zenit.
Since the beginning of the war on February 24, the footballer has no longer publicly expressed itself. The recent entries in social networks are of January and turn around a bike tour in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.