Hockey player “Washington” Ovechkin scored a goal for “Dynamo” in the match against “Amkal”
MOSCOW, June 25 – The captain of the club of the National Hockey League (NHL) “Washington Capitals” Alexander Ovechkin opened the scoring in a friendly football match in the Moscow “Dynamo” against the amateur team “Amkal”.
Ovechkin entered the field with the captain’s armband in the striker’s position. The 36-year-old hockey player hit the gate with his left foot in the 11th minute after Fedor Smolov’s heel pass.
A day earlier, he had signed a one-match contract with the football club. Ovechkin is a graduate of the Moscow Dynamo hockey club and a fan of the Blue and Whites.
After the goal, he was replaced and gave the captain’s armband to Daniil Fomin. Back substitutions are allowed in the match.