Russia Team Squad Roster For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Competition: Here is the National Football team players of Russia for the Confd. Cup 2017 to be held in June. The preliminary squad of the competition have been announced which includes Brazil born Footballer named as Fernandes. You may also like to know about team squad of Chile for Confd. Cup 2017. He could be the first outside player of Russia for the National team of host nation. Team head coach Stanislav Cherchesov included the right back in a squad of 30.
Russia Team Squad Roster For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
Brazil born Fernandes played one game for Brazil in 2014. Later he got Russian citizenship from President Vladimir Putin in July last year. He is currently playing for Russian Football Club called CSKA Moscow. FIFA regulations states that if a player is continuously living in that country for at least five years after the age of 18 years, he can get citizenship of that country. On moving to Russia, Fernandes said
I am proud of becoming Russian. Russia became my second home after I had joined CSKA. I want to play for this country’s national team and I will do everything I can to be useful to the club and to the state.
The preliminary team squad of Russia for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 consists of four goalkeepers, eight defenders, thirteen midfielders and five forwards. So Check out the list of 30 players team squad roster below.
|Player Name||Football Club|
|Igor Akinfeev||CSKA Moscow|
|Viktor Vasin||CSKA Moscow|
|Aleksandr Golovin||CSKA Moscow|
|Alan Dzagoev||CSKA Moscow|
|Mario Fernandes||CSKA Moscow|
Head coach: Stanislav Cherchesov
See also: Confederations Cup 2017 all team squads
Note: This is the preliminary team squad of Russia for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. The final team squad will be announced later.