Two pilots from Pobeda Airlines are under investigation for flying a plane to make the shape of a penis on a flight tracker as a show of support for Artem Dzyuba.
The Zenit Saint Petersburg striker was recently dropped from Russia’s national team squad after the emergence of a video that appeared to show him masturbating.
Emotional Dzyuba overcomes 'masturbation video' scandal, missed penalty & obscene fan chants to score as Zenit beat Krasnodar https://t.co/H70WFMJ0A6
— WayneMac4Palestine🇵🇸 (@CubaMac24) November 8, 2020
To protest the ban, the pilots performed loops while flying from Moscow to Yekaterinburg to form an obscene graphic on the radar, causing a twenty-minute delay.
Dzyuba is enjoying another prolific season at club level, with seven goals in ten matches to date.