Madeleine Albright: "Alex Ovechkin is the Most Popular Person in Washington"


Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was a keynote participant yesterday at the "Young Entrepreneurs International Business Forum" in Omsk, Russia. In an interview with the Russian press, Albright noted that "You know, right now in the capital city of Washington, the most popular person is your hockey player, Alexander Ovechkin, while in Omsk, it's Jaromir Jagr, who once played for our team, the Washington Capitals". She went on to mention that her granddaughter was a cheerleader for a hockey team and she was "for sure" taking her an Avangard Omsk jersey as a souvenir.