July 1, the Russian team defeated the Spaniards, one of the main favorites of the world Cup 2018. Following the game the national team of Russia will take place this Saturday. Our athletes will play with Croatia. The triumph of the players brought them a good income several million.
Unsurpassed game of Russian players on the eve provided by our team output in the quarter-finals of the world Cup. After finishing regulation time with the score 1:1, Russia defeated the rivals in a penalty shootout. Out in the highly anticipated “quarter” the Russian team has helped not only the faith of the fans, but also the skill of Igor Akinfeev – goalkeeper parried two penalty kicks from players Koke and Iago of Aspasa.
As it turned out, the victory has brought our country not only proud of our athletes and a lot of money. The Russian team has already earned for the Russian football Union $ 16 million 8 million for their participation and another 4 million for a spot in the playoffs and the same for the next stage of the competition.
July 7, the Russian team’s fans will be watching wrestling team against Croatia, the game will take place on the field in Sochi. Despite the fact that many people were skeptical in relation to our athletes, now, after a confident victory over one of the main favorites of the Championship, fans had hope.
“The devastation! The joy of victory! Saw the second half, stoppage time, we defended. The fans thank you so much. Before the tournament I said: we should unite. And we did it!”, – said Igor Akinfeev after the match.
As it became known edition “Sportekspress”, the prize Fund of the Championship amounts to $ 400 million. The winner will receive $ 38 million silver medalist – 28, took third and fourth place – for 24 and 22 million.
For our team the day before was sick the whole country. Literally a minute after the match the Russian celebrity has expressed gratitude to the athletes who defended the honor of the country on the field at Luzhniki. Andrey Malakhov, Olga Buzova, Sergey Lazarev, Philip Kirkorov, Timati, Egor Krid – each said a kind word about the team and Igor Akinfeev, the undoubted hero of the last minutes of the game.