Sergey Ignashevicha: Vladimir Fedorenko / RIA Novosti
The former defender of Russian national team on football of CSKA Sergey Ignashevich has shared his thoughts on what kind of mood was present in the domestic sporting press before the start of the world Championships in Turkey. The words of 39-year-old athlete results “CHempionata”.
“Perhaps I speak roughly, but the football press just discredited himself, humiliating the home team prior to the start of the tournament. Journalists write for the fans, create a certain mood. And people have to understand, to feel the responsibility,” — said Ignashevich.
The Russian team reached the quarterfinals of the world Cup. This result allowed the team of Stanislav Cherchesov to rise significantly in the rating of national teams.
In the match for a spot in the 1/2 final of the tournament, the Russians met with future finalists Croatia. At the time the part of the winners not revealed. Penalties confident were Croats.
Video, photo All from Russia.