MOSCOW, July 20. /TASS/. The captain of the American hockey club Washington capitals Alexander Ovechkin compared the team spirit in the electoral headquarters of the candidate Sergey Sobyanin with the situation in the hockey team. The athlete declared on Friday to journalists after visiting the headquarters.
“Of course, there are so many volunteers who all love their job, so team spirit is very good here,” said Ovechkin, answering the question about the presence of the headquarters of the candidate of spirit, similar to the situation in his hockey team.
He noted a positive change in the face of Moscow, which occurred during the administration Sobyanin the city. “Of course, the world Cup has changed the image of Moscow and the country in General. All foreigners were surprised by the beauty of the Russian capital,” he added.
Sergei Sobyanin is one of four candidates for mayor of Moscow. He participates in elections as the independent candidate. The program of the candidate will be formed by August based on the orders and the wishes and mandates of the Muscovites. The headquarters of the independent candidate opened June 15. At the moment there are more than 10 thousand volunteers.
Elections of the mayor of Moscow will be held September 9, in a single day of voting.