Female Russian national team on mini-football held two friendlies in Iran wearing the hijab. In the Russian media claim that “this is a normal situation and no cost to dramatize the story.”
“Our girls and men are very friendly with
the national teams of Iran, and our friendly relationship has allowed men’s teams of Russia and
Iran together to stand on the podium of the world championship,” said the Association
mini-football of Russia, reports”Диaлoг.UA”.
The President of Association mini-football of Russia
Emil Aliyev, noted that it is normal practice, and the Russian women’s team
this sport is regularly played in Iran wearing the hijab, because it is hard
the condition under which the game allowed viewers.
“The hijab in this case, the observance of and respect
traditions of the country in which we play and we’re going to take this step.
No one is forced. The girls went willingly, everything had been agreed,
and if we were not agree, you could just not come to the game
, “said Aliyev.
The President of Association mini-football are also added
what it was like when tourists who do not profess Christianity, come
to Church with their heads covered, giving this symbolic homage to the culture.
However, this event caused a stir in social networks.
“And if some tribes are made of people eat,
also would eating?” indignantly commented on the news in his Twitter
a user with the nickname “Stalingrad”.