Orenburg football player Marin said that in Costa Rica Russia was called a cold country
Costa Rican midfielder of the club of the Russian Premier League (RPL) “Orenburg” Jimmy Marin debunked stereotypes about life in Russia. His words are quoted by Sport24.
The football player said that at home Russia was called an incredibly cold country in which they constantly drink vodka. The Latin American said that in fact the country turned out to be hospitable. “From the first day I feel at home here. I like Russia and Orenburg,” he stressed.
Marin signed a contract with Orenburg in July 2022. On account of his 15 matches for the team, in which he scored six goals. The footballer was included in the Costa Rica squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
On November 19, midfielder of the German “Hannover” Gael Ondua spoke about his father’s advice when moving to Moscow. The football player said that his father urged him not to believe in stereotypes, since in Russia no one pays attention to skin color.