The unprecedented scene took place on December 3, on the occasion of the seventeenth championship of Russia (the Premier League), and is reported by the magazine Orange. As part of a partnership, the players of a football club have brought a little more visibility to a cause dear to many of us…
A pre-match that marks the spirits
The footballers did not enter empty-handed on the lawn of the Gazprom Arena the night of their game against FC Rostov. In their arms were 11 little balls of fur, from 4 shelters in the city of Saint PETERSBOURG.
These were abandoned dogs, to whom the players tried to offer a better life, by exposing them to the general public. An initiative full of love and tenderness, the success of which was immediate.
Doggies looking for a new home
Players have used their notoriety to fight an ever-growing scourge in Russiawhere 600,000 dogs roamed the streets in 2020. This gesture earned them many thanks, especially on Twitterwhere a video has been viewed millions of times.
The Zenit players took to the pitch at the Gazprom Arena this evening accompanied by dogs from local shelters looking for a new home ????????pic.twitter.com/bjFTvntw3i
— FC Zenit in English✨ (@fczenit_en) December 3, 2021
Their good deed was carried out in cooperation with the Russian Federation of Cynology, and is called ” Dogs are better at home (dogs are better at home).
Interested supporters were able to visit an information point in the stadium. He explained to them the necessary steps in case of adoption. Moreover, a club player adopted the dog he had in his arms!