Nobody dominates exhibition hockey games like Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Putin scored eight goals (!) in the annual gala hockey game in Sochi that included retired Russian hockey legends Pavel Bure and Vyacheslav Fetisov. His team won 14-7.
While Putin may not be the most skilled player on the ice, it helps that nobody dares to stop the 66-year-old. Watch the goalie’s pad lift up at the last second…
14:7 – Команда Путина и Шойгу победила в гала-матче Ночной хоккейной лиги команду Звезд лиги pic.twitter.com/DlxxxuFBzm
— Дмитрий Смирнов (@dimsmirnov175) May 10, 2019
The Russian president’s output matched his goal total from the 2015 game. He scored seven times in 2017 and five last year.
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But that’s not what people are talking about today.
Putin produced a great hockey blooper, falling flat on his face during a victory lap. As he waved to the crowd, Putin didn’t see the red carpet in his path.
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