2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia.

Tuesday 3rd April 2018 2018 fifa world cup: russia
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The Russian football team has a total of 27 players. Coached by former international goalkeeper of USSR Stanislav Salamovich Cherchesov, the Russian team has a target of reaching the semi-finals in the upcoming 2018 World Cup. Aleksandr Kokorin (national jersey no.9) of club Zenit Saint Petersburg who is the midfielder/Forward is the current top scorer by scoring 11 goals. Before him, Aleksandr Kerzhakov was the top scorer with a record of scoring 30 goals. Russia hasn’t won any title in previous world cups, but being favored by their home ground in 2018 world cup, they might make history by winning a title.The names of recent player of Russian football team are as follows:

Jersey number

Position

Player Name

Date of Birth

Total goals scored

1

Goalkeeper

Igor Akinfeev(Captain)

8 April 1986

0

12

Goalkeeper

Vladimir Gabulov

19 October 1983

o

13

Goalkeeper

Andrey Lunyov

13 November 1991

0

 

2

Defender

Mario Fernandes

19 September 1990

0

3

Defender

Roman Neustädter

18 February 1988

0

 

5

Defender

Viktor Vasin

6 October 1988

2

 

6

Defender

Georgi Dzhikiya

21 November 1993

0

 

14

Defender

Ilya Kutepov

29 July 1993

0

22

Defender

Konstantin Rausch

15 March 1990

0

23

Defender

Dmitri Kombarov

22 January 1987

2

 

28

Defender

Igor Smolnikov

8 August 1988

0

30

Defender

Fyodor kudryashov

5 April 1987

0

4

Mid Fielder

Vladislav Ignatyev

20 January 1987

0

 

8

Mid Fielder

Denis Glushakov

27 January 1987

5

15

Mid Fielder

Aleksei Miranchuk

17 October 1995

4

16

Mid Fielder

Roman Zobnin

11 February 1994

0

17

Mid Fielder

Alan Dzagoev

17 June 1990

9

18

Mid Fielder

Yuri Zhirkov

20 August 1983

2

19

Mid Fielder

Anton Shvets

26  April 1993

0

20

Mid Fielder

Anton Miranchuk

17 October 1995

0

21

Mid Fielder

Aleksandr Yerokhin

13 October 1989

0

24

Mid Fielder

Aleksandr Golovin

30 May 1996

2

25

Mid Fielder

Daler Kuzyayev

15 January 1993

0

7

Forward

Dmitry Poloz

12 July 1991

2

9

Forward

Aleksandr Kokorin

19 march 1991

12

10

Forward

Fyodor Smolov

5 February 1990

11

11

Forward

Anton Zabolotny

13 June 1991

0

 

 

 

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