Sands: the refusal of legionaries in football speech not a speech

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomonster head of the presidential administration of Russia – press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Archival photoSands: the refusal of legionaries in football speech not a speech© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

At the presidential Council on development of physical culture and sport did not talk about any specific decisions on the refusal of legionaries in the championship of Russia on football, explained to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday.

«No, that’s wrong. This is an incorrect understanding. Actually, really, it was about how to grow their own athletes, it is expensive, costly from the point of view of funds, from the point of view of time, from the point of view of resources, the coaching, and that it is sometimes much easier to solve problems by buying some ready grown foreign players,» said Sands, answering the question, is it true that the President of the Russian Federation agreed to abandon the practice of bringing foreign players in football.

«Indeed, Putin has agreed that there is such a problem, however it was about the fact that you need enough flexibility to discuss the issue, and about some specific solutions of the question», — said the press Secretary of the Russian President.

On Tuesday in Krasnodar, a meeting of the presidential Council on development of physical culture and sports. On it, among other things, the Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev suggested that the head of state Vladimir Putin the idea of «absolute import» in the Russian football.

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