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“First we win Canada. Second we win Canada. Third we win in 80,000 peoples. Red jerseys. Everybody put red and white jerseys. But we win. We score more goals.”
That was the post-game analysis that reporters got from Russian forward Nail Yakupov following Russia’s semi-final victory over Canada at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships in Edmonton, Alberta on Tuesday. Yakupov would go on to provide a few more interesting sound bytes, like “Russia win, Russia better than Canada, so see you next time.”
Unfortunately for him and the rest of his Russian teammates, they wouldn’t be singing the same tune following their gold medal loss to Sweden last night.
Here is another look at Yakupov’s classic post-game interview with the Canadian media.