On the Ice
Oh, I didn't know Aliev has Azerbaijan heritage! Anyway good for him, sounds like the injury is manageable as long as they proceed carefully :thumbsup:
I didn't know , too. I thought he has a typical Russian look. :The:
https://moscow-baku.ru/news/sport/c..._govoril_chto_u_menya_azerbaydzhanskaya_krov/-You also have fans in Baku, and you are connected with Azerbaijan. Your surname suggests that you have Azerbaijani roots, is that true?
- This is one hundred percent true! I have Azerbaijani roots in my father's line. I myself was born in Russia. As a child, I was often asked why you have such a surname - Aliyev, and I answered that I have Azerbaijani blood. I told everyone: I am Azerbaijani (Smiles).
- Have you been to Azerbaijan?
- I have not been to Azerbaijan yet, but I have heard a lot about him. Baku is a wonderful city, very modern and beautiful in terms of architecture. The Azerbaijani line in our family comes from my father's mother, my grandmother, she lived there. Unfortunately, I have never seen her. My father and I talked about this topic, but he says little, there are certain nuances of his personal life. I think this is due to the fact that they left Baku when they were having difficult times. But we still have friends in Azerbaijan. I'd like to go there, see, get acquainted with the culture. I will definitely find time and go to Baku.
Paternal grandma is from Azerbaijan. Apparently left not under happy circumstances as he says his dad has a hard time talking about it. I bookmarked the article
https://www.instagram.com/p/CFAhXBiqoIM/?igshid=1rex87pc7e44sThank you, thank you, arigato !!! my long journey as an athlete has come to an end! Thanks for this Unforgettable time! Time to move on
I know how you feel. I'm just devastated as well. I so much wanted Sergei to have one last farewell skate but I guess with how this season developed under influence of the corona crises it was just not meant to be.
For those who have not seen it yet, Sergei Voronov announced his retirement: