An important story is that of the Brazilian Bill who left Ukraine immediately after the invasion of Russia to return to his homeland. Unique emotions after the first goal.
Bill in tears for Ukraine
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Scoring on your debut and being decisive for your team is every footballer’s dream. Here because Fabricio Rodrigues da Silva Ferreirabetter known as Bill, lived a magical evening, scoring the equalizer in full recovery 3 minutes after his entry into the field in the final of Sport Recife-Fortaleza. 1-1 and speech postponed to the return for the Brazilian Northeast Cup, with this young striker who let himself go to tears in the classic post-match interview. However, his is not a cry of joy: his first thought went to the country that hosted him until a few weeks ago, namely Ukraine.
Bill’s story is very special. This flexible striker born in 1999 is owned by the Ukrainian club Dnipro-1, where he joined in 2021. However, when the war broke out, with the invasion of Russia, the footballer returned to his homeland to wear the Sport Recife jersey. In fact, FIFA has allowed foreign footballers militant in Ukraine to “free themselves” to sign with other clubs, and so the player has linked himself on loan to the club of his country. After the bench in the semifinal with CRB, Bill had his great chance to make his debut in the first leg of the Copa do Nordeste, and he didn’t let it slip away. The Sport Recife coach has decided, under a goal, to play it all out by throwing him into the fray in the final.
And Bill 3 minutes later with a header scored the 1-1, which postpones the discussion to the return match. A hero night for the striker who, in the interview with ESPN’s microphones, was unable to hold back the emotion. His first thought went to his Ukraine and to what he has experienced in recent months: “I’ve been through difficult times. I came out of a war… it was very difficult. We leave the house in search of our dreams, and living a situation like this is very sad. I asked God for his blessing, and I dedicate this goal to my Ukrainian teammates. Not only to my team, but to all the Ukrainian people who live and go through this very bad situation“. Bill’s tears have made the rounds of social media in Brazil, and all the fans, even the opponents, have spent words of great affection for him and for the Ukrainian people. In this case, in fact, the colors do not matter.
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