Sergey Ignashevicha: Anton Denisov / RIA Novosti
Football agent Shandor Varga told about the reasons why defender Sergei Ignashevich decided to return to the national team of Russia. His words are quoted by “Izvestia”.
“A couple of weeks ago with the plans of Sergey is not included. But crucial two factors. First, the home world Cup only happens once in a career. Secondly, this Ignashevich asked very influential people,” said Varga.
In the opinion of the agent, Ignashevich is still able to strengthen the team. “We are talking about the best defender of Russia in the last 10-15 years. Of course, he has earned the right to play for the national team for the 2018 world Cup and will surely be beneficial for the team. Judging by last season, Sergei never lost their cards,” he said.
14 may it became known about the return of Ignashevich in the Russian national team. 38-year-old defender will replace eliminated from the cage of a national team the football player of “Rubin” Ruslan Kambolov.
Ignashevich did not go in the national team in 2016. Football is the leader in the number of matches for the national team. He has 120 games.
Video, photo All from Russia.