This information was reported by CNN, reports URA-Inform.
It came as a surprise to many that Andrei Shevchenko chose a career as a football functionary, giving up coaching.
According to the legendary football player, since 2022 he has received many offers to continue his coaching career , but rejected them due to the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation.
«There were many proposals. But for me there was no other solution, I did not consider them because I knew that I could be needed. It’s very important for me because I have a family here, I grew up in Ukraine. Ukraine means a lot to me», — Shevchenko said.
At the same time, he noted that he intends to focus on the work of the president of the UAF, since this is a very responsible position.
< p>«I don't even consider it, now I have a job, I have to do it. I just started», — Shevchenko explained.
We recall that it was previously reported that the title fight between Lomachenko and Kambosos: the date and place of the fight became known.