Vladimir Putin boosts action-man image with ice hockey match

( CNN) Most heads of state exist in suits and live a sedentary life, but Vladimir Putin is not most heads of state.

The Russian president, a former KGB spy, has long been keen to portray an image of an action man and he indicates no sign of slowing down.

On Wednesday, the 64 -year-old starred in a gala ice hockey match in Sochi, showing off his skating prowess and stick skills as he scored six objectives in the exhibition game for the Night Hockey League Wednesday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome.

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