“Got tired of working on two fronts”: Akinfeev will not play for Russia

The goalkeeper of football club CSKA announced his departure from the team, explaining his decision fatigue solid for the athlete’s age and desire to clear the way for the young.

«Устал работать на два фронта»: Акинфеев больше не выступит за сборную России


Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev has said that he is “tired to work on two fronts”. Every year physical activity given him harder. During his career he received many injuries and now they are bad for his health and well-being. 32-year-old Akinfeev has extended his contract with his native club CSKA, which is for 15 years. The Russian goalkeeper is no longer enough strength for the team. Akinfeev says he’s leaving with peace of mind, since grown up a worthy replacement. The team are young leaders and worry about her future, however.

Team Russia football Akinfeev thanked for his work and dedication with which he always defended the gates on the field. The goalkeeper has reminded, every story has a beginning and an end. His performances for the national team complete. The goalkeeper of FC Moscow “Dynamo” Anton Shunin said after Akinfeev team have not lost anything.

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