Lokomotiv football player Pedrinho said he was surprised by the excitement caused by his name
Lokomotiv Moscow striker Pedrinho Gabriel spoke about the reaction to his name in Russia. His words lead Sport24.
The football player said that he was surprised by the excitement caused by his name. “For me it was an elementary thing. I heard that Pedrinho has something to do with the LGBT community, ”he said. The Brazilian stressed that after moving to Russia, they began to write Pedro Gabriel on his game T-shirt, and called it his Russian name.
September 14 forward declaredthat he wanted Pedrinho to be written on the T-shirt, but the management refused him. According to him, the reason was that this name in Russia means gay. Later footballer refused from his words, stating that he independently settled on the option of Pedro Gabriel.
Pedrinho moved to Lokomotiv in September, the contract is for four years. The transfer amount was 3.5 million euros.