The Ekaterinburg fans displayed a photo of Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev in the manner of an Orthodox Saint after the victory of the Russian team in the 1/8 finals of the 2018 world Cup. It is reported E1.
Edited the goalkeeper of the national team appeared on the balcony in the center of Yekaterinburg during the celebrations of the victory of Russia over Spain. The face of Akinfeev in front with the help of photoshop put on a stylized image of the icon.
July 1, the Russian team defeated the team of Spain in the match of 1/8 final of the world Cup. Akinfeev was named best player of the match. Normal time ended with the score 1:1, in extra time, the teams also did not reveal the winner. In the penalty shootout, the Russians won with the score 4:3, Akinfeev parried two blows.
The Russian team in the quarterfinals will play against Croatia, which won on penalties Danes. The match will take place on 7 July in Sochi. The meeting will begin at 21:00 Moscow time.
Video, photo All from Russia.