Former footballer of the Russian national team Yuri Zhirkov spoke about his participation in friendly matches in prisons. The interview with the athlete was published on the Sychev podcast and Denis Kazansky channel on YouTube.
Among the features of meetings in prison, the player called the intransigence of the rivals, whom he called terrible people, as well as the specificity of the sites. “When the inmates were beating, their cellmate played the synthesizer. It was very funny, ”Zhirkov added.
The footballer also said that he met a classmate at one of these matches. According to Zhirkov, he was in prison for theft.
On Thursday, October 14, Zhirkov said that he wanted to leave Chelsea for Spartak. However, the owner of Londoners, Roman Abramovich, banned such a transfer.
The last professional club of Zhirkov was Zenit. The midfielder’s contract with the Petersburgers expired on May 31 this year.