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Among the fans of Tomsk one will bronze

September 29 2006

In Tomsk, to honor the 50 years of professional football have installed a bronze monument to football fan.

The prototype for the monument was a photograph of fifty years ago, preserved in the archives of the club "Tom". It captures an ordinary fan with a cigarette in his mouth. Unfortunately, his name has not survived.

In his hand "spectator" holds the paper "Football Hockey", without which the Tomsk Football difficult to provide. Despite the fact that the bronze fan of the most popular game is sitting, barely holding a cigarette in his mouth, shoelace untied - it is clear that for him around did not exist, except football. "My fan shouted:" Tom ', forward! "This moment - a fierce, passionate - and I wanted to capture" - noted author of the sculpture Leonty Usov.

The intention of the sculptor, bronze fan worries about the game, he'll jump up, happy for your favorite team. Usov alleges that during the match the only thing that will distinguish it from the fan's living football fans, so it is a static posture, says "BBC".

A place for amateur football bronze defined in the central sector of the most popular "Eastern" stadiums "Trud".

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