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Russia at Euro 2016

Russia

FIFA Ranking:

Russia is ranked 29 in the FIFA World Ranking.

 

Coach:

Leonid Slutsky is the coach for the Russian Football team.

 

Key Player to watch out for:

Captain Roman Shirkov remains an integral part of the team. A deep-lying midfielder who still manages to get forward and weigh in with a tidy amount of goals

 

Leading Goal Scorer:

Aleksandr Kerzhakov is Russia’s top scorer with 30 goals.

 

Best Euro Cup Result:

Russia reached the semi finals of the Euro Cup in 2008.

 

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev, Guilherme, Yuri Lodygin

Defenders: Alexei Berezutsky, Vasily Berezutsky, Sergei Ignashevich, Dmitry Kombarov, Roman Neustadter, Georgy Shchennikov, Roman Shishkin, Igor Smolnikov

Midfielders: Igor Denisov, Denis Glushakov , Alexander Golovin , Oleg Ivanov , Pavel Mamaev, Alexander Samedov, Oleg Shatov, Roman Shirokov, Dmitri Torbinski

Forwards: Artyom Dzyuba, Alexander Kokorin, Fyodor Smolov

 

See all our Euro 2016 predictions here 

 

 

 

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