August 11, 2022

Everton super-fan scores penalty in pre-season pleasant with Dynamo Kyiv after hero is honoured for his work serving to Ukraine… whereas defender Vitaliy Mykolenko reveals his father is preventing in his homeland

  • Everton fan Paul Stratton was honoured for his work serving to Ukrainian refugees
  • The council employee traveled to Poland in March to present out provides
  • Stratton scored a penalty within the Toffees’ pleasant with Dynamo Kyiv on Friday
  • Vitaliy Mykolenko revealed his father was a part of a army group in Ukraine

Everton super-fan Paul Stratton was honoured for his heroic work serving to Ukraine in the course of the Toffees’ pre-season pleasant with Dynamo Kyiv.

The Liverpool council employee was launched as an alternative by supervisor Frank Lampard to take a penalty in the course of the recreation at Goodison Park.

Stratton transformed from the spot and acquired a standing ovation from the followers earlier than being embraced by the Everton gamers. 

Paul Stratton was honoured for his heroic work serving to Ukraine at Goodison Park

The Liverpool charity work traveled to Poland to help refugees who were fleeing Ukraine

The Liverpool charity work traveled to Poland to assist refugees who have been fleeing Ukraine

The Liverpool Echo reported that the ex-police officer traveled to Poland in March to assist refugees who have been fleeing from Ukraine.

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The Echo stated he was ‘accompanied by a Polish phrasebook and a community of former police and armed forces colleagues.’

And Stratton was recommended for his heroic work with a second that he’ll always remember.

It was an emotional evening in Merseyside as Stratton was substituted to take a penalty

It was an emotional night in Merseyside as Stratton was substituted to take a penalty

After scoring the penalty, the council employee ran behind the purpose on the Gwladys Road Finish and fell to his knees earlier than kissing the Everton badge.

It rounded off a 3-0 win for Frank Lampard’s aspect at Goodison Park forward of the upcoming marketing campaign.

Everton defender Vitaliy Mykolenko, who’s from Ukraine, captained the Blues in an emotional night time for everybody concerned.

Everton defender Vitaliy Mykolenko captained the Toffees in the friendly with Dynamo Kyiv

Everton defender Vitaliy Mykolenko captained the Toffees within the pleasant with Dynamo Kyiv

The left-back revealed that his father is a part of a army unit in his homeland.

Talking earlier than the match with Dynamo Kyiv, he stated: ‘My household continues to be in Ukraine, everybody – my uncle, my dad, my mom. They’re OK. 

‘[My father] is army however he’s in Kyiv. He’s working in a army unit, however he’s not going to the east of Ukraine. I’m pleased with him. I like them, my father, my mom.’