April 12, 2024

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Serie A: Atalanta dressing room shows unity following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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Serie A: Atalanta dressing room shows unity following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Atalanta‘s Ukrainian attacking midfielder Ruslan Malinovsky is sharing dressing room with his Russian teammate Aleksey Miranchuk amidst an ongoing war involving their countries.

The romantic relationship amongst the two men dates back to September 2020, when Miranchuk signed for Atalanta from Lokomotiv Moscow. Malinovsky had by now been in Italy for a year and he was the great human being to welcome his new teammate to Bergamo, a wonderful town but also tremendously peculiar, with a substantial sense of belonging and an Italian dialect (Bergamasco) that amazes even guests from neighbouring towns these types of as Milan.

Despite the fact that the two gamers are competing for a place in the starting up line-up, they have a sturdy partnership, with their associates also staying close close friends.

Right after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Malinovsky netted in the Europa League recreation away at Olympiacos and disclosed a ‘No war in Ukraine‘ information on a vest underneath his shirt.

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El mensaje que mostr Malinovsky tras marcar ante OlympiacosAtalanta

Miranchuk was out injured for the match in Greece, but days afterwards he returned to action, scored in Serie A and made a decision versus celebrating the intention.

The Russian attacking midfielder has not spoken publicly about the conflict, but, as MARCA has figured out, his romantic relationship with Malinovsky has remained intact.

“In our dressing area, the two nations associated in the war are represented by Ruslan and Aleksey,” claims Atalanta midfielder Matteo Pessina.

“Mali is an introverted boy, often offered and with a solid character. Mira is a uncomplicated boy, possibly the most effective I know, shy and with passions pretty equivalent to mine.

“The other day, when the madness of the war confronted Russia and Ukraine, they hugged in [Atalanta‘s training ground] in Zingonia. We hugged them and we will go on to do so in this tough time as a significant spouse and children.”

Bergamo and Miranchuk assist Malinovsky and Ukraine

As MARCA has acquired, the Atalanta fan group ‘Chei De La Coriera‘ has designed 1000’s of scarves that clearly show the bond in between Malinovsky and Miranchuk, who have each agreed on this gesture.

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La bufanda que estn produciendo los ultras de la AtalantaMARCA

In the meantime, Ruslan’s companion, Roksana Malinovska, has place shirts donated by Atalanta players in auction on eBay. Among them, a Miranchuk signed shirt that is previously priced at more than 1,500 euros. All gains will be donated to assistance the Ukrainian persons.

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La subasta que se est llevando a cabo en Ebay

In the meantime, the popular ‘Caminata Nerazzurra‘, which was cancelled in the final two many years owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, is established to return. The Amici Club, which organises the occasion, has announced that all proceeds will be donated to support Ukraine.

As for Atalanta, they have not been vocal about their support for Malinovsky, but lovers are now in a position to buy shirts with the quantities and names of each gamers printed on the back again at their official shop.

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