Russian goalkeeper persuaded to change football nationality


David Yurchenkove: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti

Russian goalkeeper David Yurchenko, who plays for FC Tosno, has agreed to play for the national team of Armenia. It is reported arch.

“Yesterday we received a response Yurchenko that if we send him an official invitation, he will come”, — said the President of the football Federation of Armenia Ruben Hayrapetyan.

32-year-old Russian has repeatedly been invited to perform for the national team of Armenia. It is reported that the mother of the player — Armenian. One of the reasons that Yurchenko gave his consent earlier, was the fear of the player to buy in Russia the status of a Legionnaire.

From 1996 to 2016 against the national team of Armenia was defending another Russian Roman Berezovsky. In Russia, the goalkeeper known for his performances for Moscow “Dynamo” and Petersburg “Zenith”.

In the “Tosno” Yurchenko became the owner of the Cup of Russia 2017/2018. In the final of the club from Leningrad region was stronger than the Kursk “Vanguard”.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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