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A man who trains with polar bears in Siberia should not be taken lightly. Zangief is the greatest professional wrestler the Soviet Union has ever produced and his ferociously muscular body is packed with blazing passion and love for his home country. He is a patriot to his very core and is disgusted at acts of selfish evil.
Zangief is ready to prove he is the strongest fighter in the world and fights for his land and the little ones who look up to him. Using close range combat, Zangief will gladly take a punch in order to grab his opponent. He is called the Red Cyclone for a reason and his famous Spinning Piledriver is to be feared.