Ovechkin said that such a move Putin Team

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in Photobacterium of Russia Vladimir Putin (left) and striker of the national team on hockey Alexander Ovechkin. Archival photoOvechkin said that such a move Putin Team© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

Hockey player Alexander Ovechkin has launched a website Putin Team, which told about the reasons for the creation of the movement, its values and announced a competition for the corporate identity.

According to the athlete, he always openly supported the Russian President, and wished the Association all support Putin.

«Hi, I’m hockey player Alexander Ovechkin. I created the Putin Team to unite those who are proud of Russia and our President wants to make our country stronger. Join now and be in the team!» according to the website movement.

The main values the athlete calls «the country proud», «people who believe» and «things that matter». According to him, the Putin Team is an informal movement, and anyone who shares these values can join the team.

Scientists have announced the creation of the movement in November, and since then, in support of this initiative came many famous Russians. But while in the «Team» includes 11 people: the singer Polina Gagarina and Zara, a basketball player Vitaly Fridzon, actors Andrey Rozhkov, Viacheslav Manucharov and Anastasia Zavorotnyuk, hockey players Evgeni Malkin and Ilya Kovalchuk, Olympic Champions Yelena Isinbayeva (pole vault), Elena Slesarenko (high jump) and Dmitry Trunenkov (bobsleigh).

«Putin Team – people who are proud of Russia and want to make it stronger. Putin Team is active people who respect their country. Team Putin – the people of Russia that we believe and respect in the country and the world. Putin Team – the people who support Putin. Putin Team is a team of people for whom actions speak louder than words. Every big and small victory make the country stronger,» — said on the website.

The full website will launch on December 7. In the competition for the branding of Putin Team can participate anyone — the application deadline is December 15.