Lebedev is willing to reconcile with Zhirkov, if so decided by the ethics Committee

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotoangelo Vela (Mexico) and Yuri Zhirkov (Russia) during the match of the confederations Cup 2017 football match between Mexico and Russia. 24 Jun 2017Lebedev is willing to reconcile with Zhirkov, if so decided by the ethics Committee© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Member of the Executive Committee of the Russian football Union (RFU), the Vice-speaker of the state Duma from LDPR Igor Lebedev is ready to make peace with Russia midfielder Yuri Zhirkov, if the player to take part in the meeting of the ethics Committee of the RFU and the Committee will advocate for reconciliation.

On Saturday, the Russian team lost to the Mexican with the score 1:2, which did not allow her to leave the group at the confederations Cup. On 68 minutes, Zhirkov sent off after he received a second yellow card. Lebedev after the match said that the removal of the football player «should be given a face». As have informed Agency «R-Sport» the head of the ethics Committee of the RFU semen Andreev, the Committee may consider the statement in Lebedev address Zhirkov, if the President of the RFU or the Bureau of the Executive Committee will direct them to this case.

«If the Committee comes and Yuri Zhirkov too, and explain with his hand how a professional with over a decade of experience playing for the national team, having «baggage» more than 70 matches for the national team, allows himself to such behavior, and the Committee deems it necessary we apologize to each other and to «lend a hand» reconciliation, if it is a counter-movement on the part of the jury, I am ready, of course, to reconcile. Let’s meet on the ethics Committee, let’s sit down and talk,» — said Lebedev, RIA Novosti.

The politician stressed that he is not going to make excuses. He admitted that it spoke «in the hearts and on the wave of emotion», as he interviewed «literally a second after the final whistle». Lebedev expressed confidence that millions of fans appreciate the situation the same as he.

«And furthermore, I’m sure that 90% of the members of the ethics Committee at a time when Gerrard received a second yellow card of the blue and left field, leaving our team with ten men in a difficult situation, had about the same feelings in the soul. They are just due to certain circumstances are unable to Express and unable to talk about it, and here I found the courage to tell the whole truth,» he concluded.

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