Ukraine's Euro 2016 football squad receives presidential send-off from Petro Poroshenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

President is confident that football plays an important role in uniting Ukraine
18:04, 22 May 2016

Ukraine has all the opportunities to sing the national anthem in the near future in Donetsk. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this during the send-off ceremony of the Ukrainian team to Euro 2016.

"I am confident that football plays an important role," - said Poroshenko, expressing hope that in the near future we will be able to sing the Ukrainian national anthem under the yellow-blue flags in Donetsk.

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“Your play on the football fields - is not only exciting sports spectacle. In fact, it is a huge part of the process of creation of nation”, - he added.

Recall, on the Euro 2016 Ukrainian national team will play with Germany, Poland and Northern Ireland.

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