Alex Ovechkin: I don’t like to hear what people say about Russia
Jan 14, 6:30pm EST
Alex Ovechkinunderstands he is perhaps the biggest Russian star of the Sochi Olympics. He also knows that any statements he makes will be scrutinized.
So when asked about misconceptions about Russia, he stood up for his country but also kept an amount of secrecy.
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“To be honest with you, I don’t like to hear what the people say about Russia,” Ovechkin told The Associated Press after a recent practice with the Washington Capitals. “Because lots of people say good things, lots of people say bad things.”