The release of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev, in my opinion, is one of the best football news of recent times. I say “football” on purpose because the prison Saga is finally over. Ahead of them lies what they know best.
Enough to March and to repent. Stop studying the criminal code and writing appeals. Enough stomp box, IK-4 in Alekseyevka. It’s time to go home to the families. It’s time to go back to football.
It is folly, the greatest anti-legal and anti-human folly, to call for their removal from the game. Add ethical punishment to legal punishment. To do something, that could make jail — to finish it completely and professionally. Without football, their freedom is a prison. Continue reading