Before the start of the Euroleague match, the players of Kaunas from Lithuania and the visiting basketball players of the Red Star in Belgrade had to bear the inscription “Stop the war”. The Serbs refused.
Fanúšikovia Žalgiris Kaunas.
The banner was in Ukrainian colors and referred to the end of the war in our western neighbors as soon as possible. Fans of the Žalgiris Kaunas Arena were shocked by the guests’ behavior.
The organizers tried to spread the inscription on Wednesday between both teams. But the basketball players from Belgrade refused to carry it. This did not meet the understanding of the sold-out arena.
More than 10,000 spectators at the Žalgiris Arena began to roar and whistle at the guest basketball players. “As a team, we were told not to touch the flag,” Belgrade player Aaron White said on Twitter. He noted that he did not support war and wanted peace in the world.
The guest coach Dejan Radonjič also avoided the pressing topic and the pre-match event in response to the question of who decided not to join the banner. “That’s not a question for me,” he said.We pay attention News, discussions, comments … Join us and follow our FB page Šport.Pravda.sk
Source: Pravda – Šport – Futbal – Hokej by sport.pravda.sk.
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