A false quote about Budu Zivzivadze attributed to Temur Ketsbaia circulated on social network

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On June 23, Facebook users and pages (1;2;3;4) disseminated a quote of former coach of the Georgian national team, Temur Ketsbaia, as if he were saying about national team footballer Budu Zovzivadze, that “it’s a pity that Budu did not take part in any of the matches; Budu is a patriot, and everyone knows full well why it happened. It is because Russia is an aggressor country that Budu has been blocked.”

qetsbaia A false quote about Budu Zivzivadze attributed to Temur Ketsbaia circulated on social network

A false quote about Budu Zivzivadze, attributed to Temur Ketsbaia, is circulating on social network. In fact, the former coach of the national team of Georgia has never made such a statement.

The disseminated false quote about Budu Zivzivadze is attributed to Temur Ketsbaia. The comment of Temur Ketsbaia after the match between the national teams of Georgia and the Czech Republic at the European Football Championship, in which he spoke about Buzu Zivzivadze. cannot be found in open sources; it was not published in the media, including sports media websites, or on Temur Ketsbaia’s official Facebook page (1;2;3).

Ketsbaia posted comments on his personal Facebook page about the Georgian national team’s performance at the European Championship twice – on June 19 and June 21. After the match against Turkey, the former coach of the Georgian team wrote that he was proud of the well-coordinated and quality game of the Georgian national team and that the footballers have successfully passed their first test. In his comment posted on June 21, Ketsbaia, recalling again the match against Turkey, where football fans chanted his name, invited football fans to Hamburg to support the national team in their next match.

Screenshot 2024 06 24 at 10.22.44 AM A false quote about Budu Zivzivadze attributed to Temur Ketsbaia circulated on social network


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