Just two days after footballer Dmitri Tarasov caused outrage with a T-shirt tribute to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Alexander Ovechkin, captain of NHL team the Washington Capitals, has posted a video of himself on Instagram wearing a Putin T-shirt.

Ovechkin's video is a message of support for Russian boxer Fedor Chudinov, the reigning WBA super middleweight champion who is defending his belt against Felix Sturm on Saturday in Germany. Chudinov won the belt from Sturm in 2015 in a split-decision victory, and has successfully defended his belt once since then.