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A Russian TV journalist is going viral for facing umpteen difficulties & braving them all to complete his Live TV broadcast, thus winning praises from netizens

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

A Russian TV journalist is going viral on social media for facing umpteen difficulties and braving them all to complete his Live TV broadcast. The Russian football presenter Evgeniy Evnevich was in the middle of a live TV report from Moscow's arena when the ground staff started the sprinklers, thus leaving the journalist drenched. Not just once, but twice. 

Sprinklers leave the journalist drenched: 

In a video that has surfaced on social media, he can be heard saying, "I'm going to be wet now, because they've started to water the field, and so I am going to speak as fast as I can". "I'm getting wetter and wetter, but I will continue my... Nice! Well, I will continue my report. It will be difficult for CSKA to give a strong performance during this match... And I'm getting wetter and wetter, but I will continue talking", he added. 

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While a few made fun of the journalist for being fully drenched, there were others who lauded his sheer commitment and dedication. 

He also received a shout out from his fellow journalists. Take a look- 

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Evgeniy Evnevich makes it his cover picture on Twitter: 

Ever since the video has been posted, it is going viral on the internet, and seems like Evnevich is taking pride in it, as he has taken a screenshot of the time when the sprinklers are leaving him drenched and posted it as his cover picture on Twitter. From the buzz that it is creating on social media seems like he is basking all the glory after being called as the 'greatest sports journalist' by netizens. 

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Prior incident: 

However, this is not the first time that an incident as such has happened. In July, Pakistani journalist Azadar Hussain had gone viral online for reporting news from neck-deep water.

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