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Chris Bryant: ‘What John Terry said about Abramovich was horrible’

04 Mar 2022 | 13:06 | Football

 John Terry paid tribute to his former boss on Twitter after Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich announced his plans to sell Chelsea after 19 years.

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John Terry’s tribute to Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was seen as a “horrible” thing for Labor MP Chris Bryant.

The former England captain posted a picture of himself holding the Premier League trophy next to Abramovich with the caption: “The best.”

Bryant responded to the post: This is horrible. I think John Terry, you should remove this post ASAP. Ukrainians are being bombed, shelled and killed while you praise Abramovich.”

 

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 Terry stuck with Chelsea’s most successful period.

Speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday, Bryant said: “Some of us are worried about why we don’t continue to sanction individuals. To me, the fact that Roman Abramovich has not been sanctioned is that It’s a mystery. The government also knows he’s involved in illegal activities, that’s why they discourage him from coming to the UK.”

“I don’t know why the UK has yet to seize a yacht, an apartment or a property of any kind, when countries in Europe can.

“Finally, I wonder if Conservative MP Nadine Dorries would condemn John Terry today. I don’t know if she saw this, but today he posted a photo. with Roman Abramovich, one of Putin’s friends. Will the Ukrainian people think of the former England captain?”