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Sergei Palkin: President decided to support Maicon’s family

At the meeting of Shakhtar CEO with supporters, they asked him a question about Maicon, whose life had been tragically cut short on February 8.

- Sergei Anatolyevich, the tragedy took place last Saturday. Does the club somehow support the family of Maicon?
- The contract with Maicon was valid through mid-2015. From a legal point of view, in such situations it expires. But Maicon has had a 7-year-old daughter and quite elderly parents left. Therefore, the president of the club decided to hand his family the amount stipulated by the contract, in full, to support his family at this difficult time.

Read the full version of the press conference by Sergei Palkin on our website shortly.

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