Famous Russian figure skater, two-time world champion Irina Slutskaya has dispelled the rumors about his relationship with the head coach of Kazan “Rubin” Leonid Slutsky.

“I often get reports that I’m a relative soccer coach Leonid Slutsky. Some people even find “irrefutable” signs of kinship, wrote Slutskaya in Instagram. – I have great respect for Leonid Viktorovich and appreciate his achievements, but he is only seven years older than me. And is not me nor a father, nor friend, nor brother.”

Also, the skater asked its subscribers: “Are we so similar to Leonid?” He received many such replies: “I thought dad and daughter”, “I thought he was your husband.”

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Publish from Irina Slutskaya/Irina Slutskaya (@slutskayaofficial) 22 Mar 2020 at 9:53 PDT

Earlier, the coach of “Rubin” and striker St. Petersburg “Zenit”, Artem Dzyuba exchanged quips Instagram.

we will Remind, on Saturday, March 14, Rubin won the first victory in official matches under the direction of Slutsk. Kazan with 23 points and occupy 14-e a place in standings of the championship of Russia.