Fenerbahce fans chant ‘Vladimir Putin’ after Dynamo Kyiv score against them

Shameful moment fans of Turkish club Fenerbahce chant the name of Russian president Vladimir Putin after Dynamo Kyiv score against them in Champions League tie… but Ukrainian team have the last laugh with extra time winTurkish team Fenerbahce played Dynamo Kyiv in Istanbul on Wednesday nightChampions League qualifier was delicately-poised when Kyiv took the leadThousands of Fenerbahce fans reacted by singing the name of Vladimir PutinRussian president ordered the brutal invasion of Ukraine back in FebruaryThe chanting was condemned by many, including Ukraine’s ambassador Dynamo would go on to beat Fenerbahce 2-1 during extra time to progress 

Supporters of Turkish football club Fenerbahce goaded Ukrainian team Dynamo Kyiv with chants of ‘Vladimir Putin‘ after conceding a goal in a Champions League qualifying match.

Video footage was circulated on Twitter of the moment thousands of Fenerbahce fans joined in with the chant in support of the disgraced Russian president, who ordered the ongoing invasion of Ukraine back in February.

It came after Dynamo, who are currently exiled from their war-torn country, scored their opening goal through Vitaly Buyalskyi after 57 minutes of the match in Istanbul on Wednesday night.

Although Fenerbahce equalised in the 88th minute through Attila Szalai, Dynamo won the match and the tie 2-1 in extra time thanks to a winner by Oleksandr Karavayev to advance to the third qualifying round of Europe’s top club competition.

The first leg of the contest had to be played in the Polish city of Lodz because of the security situation in Ukraine. Dynamo will play Austrian team Sturm Graz next.

A deeply embarrassing moment for Fenerbahçe and Turkey as fans try to bait Dynamo Kiev players by chanting for Vladimir Putin.

Many Kiev players will have friends and family they have lost in this unforgivable war of aggression.

This is wrong.pic.twitter.com/OiA3ClZh3B

— Can Okar (@canokar) July 27, 2022 Thousands of Fenerbahce fans chanted the name of Russian president Vladimir Putin after their team conceded a goal to the Ukrainian team Dynamo Kyiv in a Champions League game

Thousands of Fenerbahce fans chanted the name of Russian president Vladimir Putin after their team conceded a goal to the Ukrainian team Dynamo Kyiv in a Champions League game

The chanting started after Dynamo Kyiv scored a second-half goal to put them ahead in the tie

The chanting started after Dynamo Kyiv scored a second-half goal to put them ahead in the tie

Russian president Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine in February with the conflict raging on

Russian president Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine in February with the conflict raging on

‘I didn’t expect such chants, it’s a pity,’ said the Dynamo coach Mircea Lucescu afterwards. The Romanian has previously coached Fenerbahce’s city rivals Galatasaray and Besiktas.

Vasyl Bodnar, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Turkey, condemned the pro-Putin chanting on Twitter: ‘Football is a fair game. Yesterday, Dynamo Kyiv was stronger.

‘It is very sad to hear the worlds of support from the supporters of Fenerbahce in favour of the Russian murderer and aggressor who bombed our country.

‘I am grateful for the friendly Turkish people for their support of Ukraine and for their consideration of the inappropriate actions of the fans.’

Ukraine's ambassador to Ankara, Vasyl Bodnar, condemned the chanting on Twitter

Ukraine’s ambassador to Ankara, Vasyl Bodnar, condemned the chanting on Twitter

Dynamo Kyiv went on to beat Fenerbahce in extra time to progress in the Champions League

Dynamo Kyiv went on to beat Fenerbahce in extra time to progress in the Champions League

The Fenerbahce-supporting actress Berna Laçin said: ‘Whatever the provocation of the player on the field, there is no excuse for crossing the line when it comes to war!

‘As a fan of Fenerbahce, I don’t accept this. I expect you to protect our colours from the laziness of hooligans.’

The ‘provocation’ was an apparent reference to Buyalskyi apparently making the symbol of an eagle with his hands towards the home fans after scoring.

Fenerbahce’s bitter rivals Besiktas are nicknamed the ‘Black Eagles.’

Remarkably, despite the ongoing conflict, the Ukrainian Premier League is set to resume in the country on August 23.

The Fenerbahce-supporting actress Berna Lacin also condemned the chanting on Twitter

The Fenerbahce-supporting actress Berna Lacin also condemned the chanting on Twitter

Dejected Fenerbahce players and their coach Jorge Jesus after Dynamo Kyiv defeated them

Dejected Fenerbahce players and their coach Jorge Jesus after Dynamo Kyiv defeated them

There was delight for the Kyiv team, who have been exiled during the war and play in Lodz

There was delight for the Kyiv team, who have been exiled during the war and play in Lodz

The competition was suspended when Russia invaded in late February but prominent clubs have been touring around Europe playing friendly and fundraising matches.

Earlier this month, Ukrainian sports minister Vadym Guttsait confirmed the league will start up again but with the stadiums equipped with bomb shelters in case of Russian attack. 

Ukrainian forces are pushing to retake the occupied Kherson region as the five-month conflict rumbles on.

Long-range rockets supplied by the United States destroyed the key Antonivskiy Bridge into Kherson, with UK defence officials saying the city is ‘virtually cut off from other occupied territories’.

Russia was reliant on the crossing to resupply their troops stationed west of the Dnipro river, who are in danger of being cut off from supply lines. 

Heavy damage is seen to Antonovsky Bridge, in Kherson, after Ukraine used HIMARS missiles to strike it - making it impassable

Heavy damage is seen to Antonovsky Bridge, in Kherson, after Ukraine used HIMARS missiles to strike it – making it impassable 

Ukrainian troops use a field gun to fire at Russia troops north of Kharkiv, in the north-east of the country, as they attempt to push Putin's men back

Ukrainian troops use a field gun to fire at Russia troops north of Kharkiv, in the north-east of the country, as they attempt to push Putin’s men back

Antonovsky Bridge is the main road route connecting Kherson - on the west bank of the Dnipro River - from the east bank, where Russia's main forces are based

Antonovsky Bridge is the main road route connecting Kherson – on the west bank of the Dnipro River – from the east bank, where Russia’s main forces are based 

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