Russians furious for Ukrainian EK-Shirt with Crimea

The new shirt of the Ukrainian football team in honour of the European Football Championships, with a card with the Russian annexed Crimea, has led to anger in Moscow, writes the BBC. On the shirt for Euro 2020 you can see a map of the country, including the Crimea, and the slogan โ€œGlory to Ukraine!.โ€

Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine in 2014 and considers it part of its territory, something that is internationally rejected. A Russian MP called it a โ€œpolitical provocation.โ€

The head of the Ukrainian Football Association, Andriy Pavelko, unveiled the uniform on Sunday in a video on his Facebook page, five days before the start of the Euro 2020. controlled separatist regions Donetsk and Lugansk.