The press service of “Zenit” said that one of the best Russian scorers completes football career. Soon the Hulk will take on new responsibilities. Athlete planning to make a solemn farewell.
Today it was announced that 34-year-old Alexander Kerzhakov completing his playing career. Information about it reported in a press-service Petersburg “Zenith”.
The famed athlete, who is known as one of the most prominent strikers in Russian football, already found a new place. It is known that Kerzhakov got another post at the club – he will work with beginners.
“The best scorer in the history of blue-blue and white and Russian football appointed to the position of coordinator of youth teams of “Zenit”. His responsibilities included tracking the progress of players and promoting them throughout the club at vertical Academy — youth team – Zenit-2 – first team…
In structure “Zenith” Alexander Kerzhakov had 386 matches in which he scored 163 goals. Along with the “blue-white-blue” forward was a three-time champion of Russia, Cup of Russia winner and two-time winner of the Supercup of Russia”, – reported the press service of the club.
Speaking to reporters, the President “Zenith” Sergey Fursenko has confirmed that Alexander Kerzhakov completing a football career. For this reason male counterparts will arrange a solemn farewell. Fursenko also said he was very happy with the decision of the scorer to remain in “Zenith”. The plans of the “blue-white-blue” – to organize a farewell match for Kerzhakov and other famous players.
Earlier on the page of the athlete in Instagram post appeared, in which he appealed to the fans. Kerzhakov has organized the vote, urging followers to help him choose. “Every your like will mean for you that I continue his football career. Would love to see how many of you,” said Alexander.
It is worth noting that in a recent interview the footballer said that the team’s head coach Roberto Mancini is not interested in his candidacy. So the man stopped to speak for his club. He told about it on air of radio “Zenit”. In addition, Kerzhakov has signaled that it plans to complete a football career.
“T-shirt “Zenith” you I hardly see. If I had the chance, I’d be in training camp. Time I’m not interested in a new head coach, to play for the “blue-white-blue” I’m not going. I am very pleased that many fans are interested in how I fared, if I leave, will I play. What will be my farewell match? Until I thought about it…” – said the athlete.