Alexander Ovechkin and Anastasia Shubskaya
Life of 34-year-old Alexander Ovechkin outside of sport revolves around a family: most recently, the hockey player’s wife, 26-year-old Anastasia, gave birth to his second son, Ilya. About him, as well as about his older brother Sergey and their mother, Alexander told in an interview with Julia Bordovskih. Their online conversation took place on the TV presenter’s Instagram, and during the conversation Ovechkin did not cease to admire his wife.
"Amazed by my wife. She is both beautiful and smart. It is amazing with what love Nastya treats everyone: me, the eldest son Seryozha, Ilyusha, our dog Blake. You can see right away how wonderful person my Nastya is, ”he said.
Alexander and Anastasia have been together for five years, and most of this time they live in the USA, where the athlete plays for the Washington Capitals NHL club. According to the hockey player, his wife gives him a good night's sleep after training, independently managing a small child.
"Do they let me get enough sleep? Again, I will say many thanks to Nastya. She takes it upon herself. Only sometimes she wakes me to feed Ilyusha. But most of the time they let me sleep, ”Ovechkin admitted.
Alexander Ovechkin with his wife Anastasia
Alexander Ovechkin with his wife Anastasia and son Sergei
According to him, the eldest son Sergei, who will be two years old in August, was delighted with the appearance of his brother. Seryozha very well received the little brother. Every time he sees Ilya, kisses his leg, wants to play. But we try to do everything carefully, because the child is still very small, ”said Ovechkin.
Alexander Ovechkin with his wife Anastasia and son Ilya
Alexander Ovechkin with his sons