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Vyacheslav Fetisov : biography
The Soviet hockey legend Vyacheslav Fetisov, a native Muscovite. He was born in one of capital maternity homes 20 April 1958. Mom and dad Vyacheslav worked at an aircraft factory in Moscow. The family huddled in a small room of one of the factory barracks. Besides the Glory in the family had grown by another one son Anatoly.
Fetisov, Sr. was a sports person. He was fond of Boxing and was a gambler football team a native plant. Dad brought Vyacheslav ice hockey rink next to their house. Taught present boys to play hockey a real enthusiast and a fan of the business coach Boris Berlinov. He turned the boys riding in a well-coordinated team. As for Vyacheslav Fetisov, the guy just disappeared on the court, giving hockey almost all the time.
Under Berlinova hockey team of the housing Department managed to advance to the finals of the city tournament «Golden puck». By chance the game was attended by future Honored trainer of Russia, and then the coach of CSKA Yury Jabarin. Speaking at the games for his team, he almost immediately became a leader of the team. And in tournament play it was obvious. Of course, Jabarin immediately identified a young boy from the crowd and invited to play for the hockey club «Dynamo». But later it turned out that their training group is a beginner hockey player Fetisov is still very young (he was only 12 years old). But promising the boy took in the children-youth school of Olympic reserve of CSKA.
Vyacheslav Fetisov: «CSKA»
The composition of CSKA Junior team, then in Junior team Russia Fetisov began to win prestigious international tournament after another. The first victory of the young player was the world Junior championship, then the European championship. After school, the Glory went to Leningrad, where he decided to continue training on the basis of the Leningrad Military Institute of physical education.
The main time hockey player spent at the team of CSKA. Athletes took care of the legendary coach Viktor Tikhonov, who reigned the famous «dictatorship: the players unquestioningly obey him, from morning to evening were engaged in hard training, and tournament competition from them was needed to win.
At the age of seventeen Fetisov took in the main part of the team «CSKA-Moscow». By the end of the ‘ 70s Vyacheslav became one of the most experienced players. 16 seasons of hockey player played for «CSKA-Moscow». Many years later he was captain of his team, after spending almost five hundred matches and won three of the Cup of the USSR. Fetisov is considered the most effective protector and hockey player of the Soviet Union.
1979 was a year of great trials for Vyacheslav. Severe back injury I promised forever to chain the athlete to bed. But he’s not just got to his feet, but returned to the sport and went out on the ice.
Until 1996 Fetisov again led the team. In this period the Soviet ice hockey became so popular that it has not played «only a coward.» And the USSR is firmly held in the top three world leaders and became a favorite of the continent.
The famous «larionovskaya five – Fetisov, Kasatonov, Makarov, Krutov, Larionov was known to all who are even slightly interested in sports. And the five players considered the best in the world.
Fetisov with his team twice became Olympic Champions.
Vyacheslav Fetisov, NHL
In 1989 Fetisov was signed a contract with legendary club «new Jersey devils». The hockey player got the opportunity to play in the NHL. It was the dream of all athletes, but to reach such heights managed units. After some time, Vyacheslav continued to play in the team, «Detroit», and twice won the prestigious Stanley Cup, and the legendary «five» played «Detroit» leading and major role. Fetisov received an honorary membership in the «Triple gold club» as a hockey player, who won the Olympics, world championship and Stanley Cup.
In 1999 Vyacheslav Fetisov played a farewell match in Moscow at the stadium «Olympic». His sports career ended, and legendary hockey player became a coach. First, the second coach of «new Jersey devils», and since 2000, the year came to coach the Russian Olympic team. Finally to return to his homeland, Fetisov decided in 2002. In Russia, he led the national team and became the head coach and team Manager.
At the XIX Olympic games in salt lake city the Russian team got bronze.
Vyacheslav Fetisov: politics
Policy is a separate page of biography of Vyacheslav Fetisov. Here for him was not so rosy, as in sports. From 2002 to 2008-th Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich was Chairman of the State Committee of sport of the Russian Federation. He was responsible for the holding of the Olympics in Athens, Torino and Beijing. But Russia failed in this period to regain the glory of the Soviet era. Himself Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich has explained the failure of those that failed to learn to work with slackers and losers, and all his undertakings have met with great resistance. Officials such blatant criticism in his address did not like, and they bypass Fetisov has created the Ministry of sport and tourism, the head of which put Vitaly Mutko. Fetisov has retired from government service and returned to his home club CSKA. But not a player, and President.
As a member of the party «United Russia» Vyacheslav Fetisov was elected to the Federation Council and was the Chairman of the Federation Council Commission for physical culture, sport and Olympic movement development.
About the legendary hockey player-written book Leonid Raiser, and he Vyacheslav Yurievich published memoirs called «Overtime». Not long ago, the former hockey player made his debut as an actor: he played himself in the popular series «Junior».
Vyacheslav Fetisov: personal life
My life hockey player once and forever linked with the only woman
Vyacheslav Fetisov: photo