Hockey player Kosov expelled from team after mayhem at hotel

Hockey player Kosov expelled from team after mayhem at hotel
Yaroslav Kosov

The athlete walked along the hall and cursed loudly until the police took him.

The former striker of the Ak Bars hockey team, Yaroslav Kosov, was expelled from Neftekhimik after a riot in a hotel in Kazan. The athlete walked along the corridors and swore loudly until the police took him to the police station, Business Online reports.

The incident occurred around 4 pm on December 30. Employees of the hotel called police officers who fined Kosovo 500 rubles for disorderly conduct. According to preliminary data, the hockey player was drunk.

After the scandalous case, Neftekhimik terminated the contract with the athlete without paying the penalty. "The contract was terminated by mutual agreement," Sport-Express quoted club's general manager Rail Yakupov. According to hockey player agent Yuri Nikolaev, "Kosov will play in Europe," "he has five to six options."

Kosov won the Gagarin Cup three times, in 2012 and 2013 he won prizes at the World Youth Championships. He became famous in the spring of 2018 when he was caught drunk driving a taxi. Why the taxi driver gave up his seat to the passenger is unknown, he was deprived of his driver's license, and Kosov was temporarily out of sports.

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