Updated at 15:34,14-12-2017

Baidachnyi: Many Belarusians root against Team Russia in Brazil

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Russian football manager Anatoly Baidachnyi tells Pressball he is stunned to see many in Belarus to root against Russia during World Cup in Brazil.

Anatoli Baidachnyi (former chief manager of Belarus national football team) reminded that he was a Russian nationak and drew attention to the fact that had surprised him a lot in Belarus.

"I was very surprised to learn that many Belarusians rooted against the Russian team,” Pressball quotes Baidachnyi. “I have never seen such an attitude before. How is this even possible?”

The Russian team’s opener against South Korea) at the 2014 World Cup ended in a draw 1:1.