Euro 2024

Russian Daku club with official reaction: We will punish him

Mirlind Daku - Euro 2024

Mirlind Daku after the match with Croatia

The action of Mirlind Daku, who took the loudspeaker and started insulting the Macedonians after the match between Albania and Croatia, caused a sensation in Russia.

The forward plays for Rubin Kazan in the Russian championship. And from this club they reacted to Dak's action, which is now being investigated by UEFA.

Rubin Kazan has announced through the official website that Daku will be punished.

"The striker Mirlind Daku allowed himself insulting calls after the match between Albania and Croatia. Our club takes responsibility for what happened. Rubin represents a multinational team and always adheres to the principles of respect and equality, categorically condemning any form of discrimination and insult on national, religious or racial grounds", writes in Rubin Kazan's official press release.

Russia does not recognize the state of Kosovo and works against Kosovo's citizenship. Rubini had not mentioned Kosovo at all when he introduced Daku. And now he will punish the attacker.

"After returning to the club premises, disciplinary and financial sanctions will be applied to the footballer. An explanatory conversation will also take place with the other players to avoid such incidents in the future", he writes in the communique.