for decades he stood on the sidelines and bellowed like an angry bear of its skærmte players.
today the 64-year-old Yevgeny Trefilov on the stage - as vice-president of the Russian håndboldforbund - but he is still grumpy.
In connection with the ongoing WORLD cup in Japan dishes Trefilov, for example, a snide criticism against the Swedish stars Isabelle Gulldén and Linn Blohm, who both have taken their babies to Japan.
"Children should be at home to a certain age. Change in climate, the environment and food and is very harmful for a small child," says the Russian to the Swedish TV6, according to Aftonbladet.
Lisa Blohms son is a year and eight months old, while Isabelle Gulldén - which has a past in the Danish Viborg - has its five-month-old son with.
None of the Swedish women allow themselves to be influenced by Trefilovs criticism.
"He must think what he will. I had left Lias (son, red.) be at home and had not seen him in a month, there had also been opinions about it. It will always be that," says Gulldén.
"For me, this is the best. I couldn't have been here without him."
Lisa Blohm rejects the Russian trænerbjørn.
"Both of our children have it very good here, so I don't agree with him."
Updated Date: 07 December 2019, 14:00