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Russia's Olympic hockey coach wants you to eat him alive

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Things are going great for Russia. Just super great.

Martin Rose

The Russian men's hockey team was eliminated in the quarterfinals on Wednesday and will not be receiving a shiny medal. (Not even a dull one.) How are things going, Russian coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov?

Q: What future, if any, do you see for your own work and for your coaching staff? Because, you know, your predecessor was eaten alive after the Olympics-

A: Well then, eat me alive right now-

Q: No, I mean-

A: Eat me, and I won't be here anymore.

Q: But we have the world championship coming up!

A: Well then, there will be a different coach because I won't exist any more, since you will have eaten me.

Seems fine.

(h/t to the Wall Street Journal)