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Alex Ovechkin's Birthday Gift Was A Ship–No, Wait, A Sheep

Alex Ovechkin turned 30 yesterday. While that fact jolts you into realizing your own age, let’s check out what gifts the Capitals captain received:


Not a boat, but a ship. Happy birthday, Alex Ovechkin. Here’s a ship. Wait. What’s that? There appears to be a correction:

Oh, a sheep. That makes more sense than a ship, somehow: “Ovechka” means “sheep” in Russian.


Do you want to see Alex Ovechkin’s birthday sheep? Of course you do.

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