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Players of “Spartak” agreed at the time of suspension of the season to the fall in wages. This is stated on the club’s website.

“Today after discussion with the leadership team of the first team players of “Spartak” has decided that they are ready to go to a significant drop in wages in connection with the suspension of the season,” the message reads.

the press service of the club said that before the resumption of training process, the salary of players will be 40% less.

Earlier decline in wages was accepted by the players of Borussia Dortmund. This measure has helped to keep approximately 850 citizens who are involved full-time and freelance on the matches of the team.

Pandemic coronavirus have caused considerable damage to the sports industry. The most notorious event was the transfer of the championship of Europe on football, which was to be held this summer. In addition, cancel the ice hockey world championship and the Olympics in Tokyo will be in July 2022.

Total worldwide, according to who, the number of people infected with coronavirus has already exceeded 750 thousand people, more than 36 thousand died. In Russia recorded 2777 cases in 75 regions. During the day, discharged on recovery 69 people, 45 of them in Moscow.

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