On the website of “Locomotive” announced that the players refused to 40 percent of salary at the time of the pause in the Russian Premier League.
— Pandemic coronavirus struck by a familiar way of life and the economy of all countries. We are always with special warmth and respect for the Railways employees, who care for us, — said the team captain Vedran Corluka. — And now to support them we must. Football, like all sports, stopped, so players worldwide are in decline in wages during a pause in the championship. Our team also believes such a step is necessary, so the boys decided to abandon 40 percent of the salary until the end of the pandemic and the resumption of the season.
The management of FC “locomotive” expresses its appreciation and thanks the players for their understanding.
Earlier media wrote that the players could not agree with the CEO Vasily Kiknadze on lower wages. Noted that the case involved the head coach Yuri Semin, who even wrote a column about that a wage cut should the MPs, and top managers. This caused a public outcry.
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