Alex Ovechkin is bringing the Stanley Cup to the World Cup.
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, the Washington Capitals forward is continuing his summer-long victory tour by taking the trophy to Moscow on Saturday, where it will be exhibited at a ”fan fest” public viewing site ahead of Russia’s quarterfinal game against Croatia.
Ovechkin wrote on Instagram, ”Dear friends, I’ll be happy to see everyone who wants to take a photo with the Stanley Cup.”
Ovechkin was in his native Moscow on Sunday to see Russia beat Spain on penalties in the round of 16 following a 1-1 draw after extra time.
The NHL veteran is hugely popular in Russia Manti Te'o Jersey
, where it’s not uncommon to see fans wearing Capitals hats and other gear. He led the team to its first Stanley Cup in his 13th season after nine consecutive playoff appearances ended in disappointment.
The victory was emotional for Ovechkin, who brought the cup back to Washington for an entertaining days-long celebration that included a keg stand, shirtless swimming in a fountain and posing with the cup in bed alongside his wife, Nastya.
He also threw out the first pitch at a Washington Nationals game – asking for and receiving a do-over – and greeted hundreds of thousands of fans during a parade along the National Mall.
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, a major league catcher who went on to manage the Cleveland Indians for three seasons in the 1980s, has died. He was 81.
His death in San Angelo was announced by his family through longtime friends. Other details were not disclosed.
Edwards spent more than a half century in baseball. He succeeded Pat Corrales as manager of Cleveland, where in 1962 he began his major league career as a player. He managed the Indians for the 1987-89 seasons, finishing with a record of 173-207. Earlier Alex Cappa Jersey
, he was a coach for Cleveland, as well as Philadelphia and the New York Mets.
He played five years in the big leagues, mostly with Cleveland and Kansas City. He also played for the New York Yankees and Phillies. He batted .238 for his career, with 15 home runs and 87 RBIs.
Howard Rodney Edwards was born in Red Jacket Sam Mills Jersey
, West Virginia. His nickname came from his time as a Navy medic.
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