Sergio Rosfoto: Eugene Novozenina / RIA Novosti
The captain of the Spain national team Sergio Ramos has commented on the defeat of team Russia in the match of 1/8 final of the world Cup. His words conveys the football Federation of Spain.
“Departure from the world Cup is always perceived painful. The Russian team waited for the penalty shoot-out. It was their only chance. I can also say that I am proud of our team,” said Ramos.
July 1, the Russian team defeated the team of Spain and reached the quarter-finals of the world Cup. At the time the winner is not revealed, and in the penalty shoot more precisely was the Russian players — 4:3. Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev parried two penalty kicks.
Team Russia in the quarterfinals and will play against Croatia. The 1/4 final match with the participation of the Russian team will be held July 7 in Sochi. Beginning at 21:00 Moscow time.
Video, photo All from Russia.