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 “Glory to Ukraine!.”
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 “political provocation.”
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.