Shevchenko lives a family drama with his mother and sister


Both are hidden “without food or electricity”. Humanitarian corridors are feared.

Andriy Shevchenko was the figurehead of Ukrainian football and, as a coach, he was present at the last European championship. The former striker is also going through very difficult times because of the war and with two people at the center of his concerns: his mother and his sister. Both are hiding in Bucha, a town near Kiev invaded by Russian troops.

“They don’t have food or electricity,” Shevchenko told Sky Sports. “My mother and my sister took in people who moved in with them. The conditions are terrible. There is no food. There is no electricity. They are friends of my sister. .

The former Dynamo Kyiv and Milan player, among others, spoke about the humanitarian corridors. “They are attacked. If my mother and my sister wanted to leave and tried… It would be very dangerous for them,” he observes. “There was a lot of shelling in Bucha and nearby, in Irpin and Hostomel. The towns are completely destroyed,” he lamented.

On February 24, Russia launched a military offensive in Ukraine which has already left at least 564 dead and more than 982 injured among the civilian population and caused the flight of around 4.5 million people, including 2.5 million towards neighboring countries, according to the latest UN report. The data.

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