Claudio Marchisio Photo: @marchisiocla8
The former midfielder Turin “Juventus” Italian Claudio Marchisio spoke about why he decided to pursue a career in the St. Petersburg “Zenith”. The words of the player listed on the club’s official website.
“I liked the club, liked his ambition. After retiring from Juventus, promised that will not go to any Italian team, therefore, wanted to find a club that shared my values. I saw yesterday’s match, I was impressed with the stadium and how the fans supported Zenit,” said 32-year-old midfielder. He also added that he had consulted with another Italian, who was a part of the St. Petersburg club defender Domenico criscito.
September 3, “Zenith” has announced the transition of the football player. The Russian football Union has gone towards St. Petersburg, allowing to Express player after the transfer window closes (31 August).
Marchisio seven times won the “scudetto” (championship of Italy — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) in the “Juventus”. For the national team midfielder has played 55 matches in which scored five times. In the national team he became the Vice-champion of Europe and won bronze in the confederations Cup.
Video, photo All from Russia.