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Russia national football team

men's national association football team representing Russia

The Russia national football team is the national football team of Russia.

Russia
AssociationRussian Football Union (RFS)
Российский футбольный союз
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachStanislav Cherchesov
CaptainArtem Dzyuba
Most capsSergei Ignashevich (127)
Top scorerAs Russia: Aleksandr Kerzhakov (30)
As Soviet Union: Oleg Blokhin (42)
Home stadiumVarious
FIFA codeRUS
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 50 Decrease 2 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest3 (April 1996)
Lowest70 (June 2018)
Elo ranking
Current 33 Increase 10 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest7 (August 2009)
Lowest50 (29 March 2017)
First international
 Soviet Union 3–0 Turkey 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 16 November 1924)
as Russia
 Russia 2–0 Mexico 
(Moscow, Russia; 16 August 1992)
Biggest win
 Soviet Union 11–1 India 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 16 September 1955)[3]
 Finland 0–10 Soviet Union 
(Helsinki, Finland; 15 August 1957)
as Russia
 San Marino 0–7 Russia 
(San Marino, San Marino; 7 June 1995)
 Liechtenstein 0–7 Russia 
(Vaduz, Liechtenstein; 8 September 2015)
Biggest defeat
 England 5–0 Soviet Union 
(London, England; 22 October 1958)
as Russia
 Portugal 7–1 Russia 
(Lisbon, Portugal; 13 October 2004)
World Cup
Appearances11 (first in 1958)
Best resultFourth place (1966, as Soviet Union)
European Championship
Appearances11 (first in 1960)
Best resultChampions (1960, as Soviet Union)
Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2017)
Best resultGroup stage (2017)
The Russian team during their win over Spain at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Most appearancesEdit

As of 7 July 2018
Rank Name Period Caps Goals Total career
1 Sergei Ignashevich 2002–2018 127 8 1999–2018
2 Oleg Blokhin 1972–1988 112 42 1969–1990
3 Igor Akinfeev 2004–2018 111 0 2003–present
4 Viktor Onopko 1992–2004 109 7 1986–2005
5 Vasili Berezutskiy 2003–2016 101 5 2000–2018
6 Rinat Dasayev 1979–1990 91 0 1976–1991
Aleksandr Kerzhakov 2002–2016 91 30 2001–2017
8 Albert Shesternev 1961–1971 90 0 1959–1972
9 Yuri Zhirkov 2005–present 87 2 2001–present
10 Anatoliy Demyanenko 1981–1990 80 6 1978–1993

Top scorersEdit

As of 7 July 2018
Rank Name Period Goals Caps Average
1 Oleg Blokhin 1972–1988 42 112 0.375
2 Aleksandr Kerzhakov 2002–2016 30 91 0.330
3 Oleg Protasov 1984–1991 29 68 0.426
4 Valentin Ivanov 1955–1965 26 59 0.441
Vladimir Beschastnykh 1992–2003 26 71 0.366
6 Eduard Streltsov 1955–1968 25 38 0.658
7 Viktor Kolotov 1970–1978 22 55 0.400
8 Roman Pavlyuchenko 2003–2012 21 51 0.412
9 Viktor Ponedelnik 1960–1966 20 29 0.690
Anatoliy Banishevskiy 1965–1972 20 50 0.400
Igor Chislenko 1959–1968 20 53 0.377

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA World CupEdit

UEFA European ChampionshipEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. "Soviet Union 11:1 India". eu-football.info. Retrieved 2016-03-23.

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