Akinfeev Russia 2018 ambassador a massive honour

Sunday 3rd March, 2013

Igor Akinfeev is widely regarded as the best Russian goalkeeper since Lev Yashin and Rinat Dasayev. He made his first-team debut for CSKA Moscow when he was 16, and now, at 26, is one of the national team’s most experienced players. In October 2012, he set a new national record by going 708 minutes without conceding a goal. In his country’s colours, Akinfeev has recorded clean sheets since August 2011. The keeper preferred not to discuss the records he had set, but was is more than happy to reflect on

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