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Plushenko had announced his retirement in Sochi but went back on that claim later in the Winter Games. I’m not ruling out that I’ll go for a fifth Olympic Games,” he reportedly said in February 2014.

“I have undergone 15 surgeries, and it is difficult to take part in my fifth Olympics, I’m fed up with it.” Plushenko had perhaps the greatest career in men’s modern skating.

He is one of only two skaters in any discipline to earn four Olympic medals, the other being Swede Gillis Grafstrom of the 1920s and ’30s.

▼Uchida Haruko’s original tweet plus Plushenko’s response She then wrote, “It’s a miracle!

My idol Plushenko has found this lowly tweet out of thousands of his followers, and probably made the effort to translate the Japanese and read it. Now I can die happy.” Around the same time, another Twitter user tweeted the message, “Plushenko should become Yuzuru’s coach,” to which Uchida Haruko answered, “It seems like he’s actually seriously considering that, if you look at this picture.” The picture that Uchida Haruko links to is actually a compilation of screenshots from an interview with Plushenko on Japanese TV (you can view the picture here if you just scroll down a bit).

He began skating at age 4 after his family moved to Volgograd, and at age 7 he won his first competition.

The Volgograd ice rink closed when Plushenko was 11, and he was sent to train with acclaimed coach Alexei Mishin in St. It was a tough period for the young skater, who lived alone for long stretches and struggled to fit in with the older boys in his group, but Mishin showed compassion by renting a room in St.

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w=320" data-large-file="https://nbcolympictalk.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/plushenko.jpg? w=1024" / Russian Yevgeny Plushenko announced his retirement from competitive figure skating, more than three years after the four-time Olympic medalist’s last competitive skate.

Today, Japanese netizens are gushing over megastar Evgeni Plushenko, affectionately dubbed “” in Japan.

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