Former forward of “Zenith”, “torpedo” and the national team of Russia on football Alexander Panov admitted that in childhood he used drugs.

The statement of the former footballer on the subject is contained in the book of journalist Igor Rabiner “True “Zenith”, an excerpt from which was published by “Sport-Express”.

“The period of time for teenagers my age was closely associated with the drug. Fell under these “spells” I do. I have polvora were killed, and I could well be among them. The drugs were different — and light and heavy”, — said Panov.

The former athlete also said he has the experience of stealing.

“Stole a lot back then, and I was the first in these series. So if not for football, would be expecting me entirely different “career”. Prison”, — he concluded.

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