Everton’s Vitaliy Mykolenko has ‘no words’ after steward’s Ukraine gesture after win over Man United

Everton defender Vitaliy Mykolenko was left speechless following a touching gesture from a steward working at Goodison Park.

Mykolenko played at left-back, putting on a solid display to help Everton beat Manchester United 1-0, then was left speechless by the act of generosity.

Mykolenko was in excellent form against United

The 22-year-old hails from Cherkasy in central Ukraine and received huge support from the Everton crowd after Russia invaded his home country.

The Russian army entered Ukraine on February 24, and two days later Mykolenko and international team-mate Oleksandr Zinchenko were left in tears as fans and team-mates threw their support behind the pair ahead of Everton face off. Man City.

Mykolenko didn’t feature in that match, but has played every minute of action in Everton’s last three matches, and was once again moved by the support he’s received from Merseyside.

After the win, Mykolenko posted a card given to him by a club steward called Tommy, which contained money to donate to Ukraine.

In the Instagram post, Mykolenko wrote: “Today after the game I received a letter from steward Tommy, which fell into my heart and I had no words when I opened it .

“I hope Tommy won’t take offense at me for this position.

mykolenko ukraine
And was again moved by supper at home

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“I want to thank once again this man with a big heart who tries to help my homeland and all the people who are not indifferent Glory to Ukraine.”

The letter said:

‘SLAVA UKRAINE’ [glory to Ukraine]

“Please donate this to help a compatriot from Ukraine!”

‘Tommy x’


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