In Portugal, Nélson Monte makes an impressive report: «I saw things that will mark my life» – International
Nélson Monte, a Dnipro player, arrived in Portugal after 10:30 pm and gave an incredible account of what he lived to leave Ukraine after the invasion of Russia. In tears, the defender hugged his wife and children and then walked around everything he had gone through to return. “It was very difficult to get here, it was two, three very complicated days, but now the feeling is to enjoy with the kids and the wife. What I did was get as much information as possible and get on the road to get out as soon as possible. Thanks to those who helped me the situation, the State, the Embassy, the situation in Vila do Conde and the FPF, the very difficult situation, starting from Vila do Conde, helped me the It was very complicated, starting from the first bombing it was the feeling of fear, only today when I arrived in Romania I relieved and tried to say.
“A trip out of Ukraine? Of crazy, when I woke up with the bombing, we, the foreigners of the club, fled to the training center. The information they gave us was to go to Lviv. While I was at home I had two bombs and when After a safe stage, although there is no me there and no safe place. Poland. the information that Lviv was being evacuated and we changed the route to Romania. We passed through checkpoints for car searches. It was a moment of enormous tension, guns for I remember when I woke up in the hotel, I opened the curtain and there was a tank in front of the phone”, continued.
After 25 hours… did 10 km on foot
“It had never crossed my mind not to get to Portugal. I didn’t know how I was going to get there. Even today it was difficult to cross the border, because when I arrive by car it was an unbelievable line. In addition to the poor roads, the traffic was an incredible line. na it was just the rest of the kids and it wasn’t just the rest of the kids, and it wasn’t just the worst kids.
Asked about his colleagues, N. Monte said in”: “Masespero is capable of being only one of the safest cities. same hotel and offered him Portugal for his wife but the desperation is incredible. They were running away but not knowing where…”
Football, naturally, took a back seat: “I don’t know if there will be football anytime soon in Ukraine. Now I’m going to think about what my future will be. family now. Psychological follow-up? I’m fine, I saw something that will mark me for the rest of my life. They also stayed for hours and were not women and children, they also stayed and remained as frontiers.”