st. Petersburg Rostral Pillars are illuminated in honor of the next title of the champion of Russia, won by the Zenit football club.
Along with the bonfire on the spit of Vasilyevsky Island, the organizers illuminated the Palace Bridge in blue, white and blue colors. Also, the cast iron pillars on Bolshoy Prospekt were painted blue.
Zenit secured the championship by defeating Lokomotiv Moscow (3:1) three laps before the end of the championship. The club on the banks of the Neva received the coveted trophy for the fourth time in a row, in the history of modern Russia this trophy became the eighth for Petersburgers.
Valery Gazzaev, the former coach of the Russian national football team, reacted to the victory of Zenit in the national championship. According to him, the blue-white-blue coach Sergey Semak has a big role in this success.
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