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Sunday marked Yarmolenko's first time in West Ham's squad since Russia began attacking Ukraine, and he entered the game in the second half to spell Michail Antonio.
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The Ukraine forward Andriy Yarmolenko centre cannot contain his emotion after putting West Ham ahead against Aston Villa.
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The three points may prove important come the end of the season, but really the sense here was that what mattered was far less the result or any specifics, than the warmth that was shown to Yarmolenko. His debut season was cut short by injury when he suffered an achilles in October in a game against Tottenham Hotspur. There was one dart from the Jamaica striker after 33 minutes that brought a corner, but his involvement was spasmodic even before he went down with what appeared to be a groin problem.
One of those reasons is that soccer can provide uplifting moments that bubble with emotion.