Russia Team Squad Roster For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Competition

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.

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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.

See also: Mexico team squad for Confederations Cup 2017

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
Goalkeepers
Igor Akinfeev CSKA Moscow
Aleksandr Belenov Ufa
Marinato Guilherme Lokomotiv
Andrey Lunev Zenit
Defenders
Viktor Vasin CSKA Moscow
Georgy Dzhikiya Spartak
Ruslan Kambolov Rubin
Fedor Kudryashov Rostov
Ilya Kutepov Spartak
Roman Neustadter Fenerbahce
Andrey Semenov Terek
Roman Shishkin Krasnodar
Midfielders
Yury Gazinsky Krasnodar
Denis Glushakov Spartak
Aleksandr Golovin CSKA Moscow
Alan Dzagoev CSKA Moscow
Aleksandr Erokhin Rostov
Yury Zhirkov Zenit
Roman Zobnin Spartak
Dmitry Kombarov Spartak
Aleksey Miranchuk Lokomotiv
Aleksandr Samedov Spartak
Igor Smolnikov Zenit
Dmitry Tarasov Lokomotiv
Mario Fernandes CSKA Moscow
Forwards
Aleksandr Bukharov Rostov
Artem Dzyuba Zenit
Maksim Kanunnikov Rubin
Dmitry Poloz Rostov
Fedor Smolov Krasnodar

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.

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