Leonid Slutsky: «it is Good that do not play basketball»
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
Opened the press conference the Minister of sport and President of the Russian football Union (RFU) Vitaly Mutko. Surprisingly, questions about the Lithuanian national team. Apparently, the success of our team no doubt.
Leonid Slutsky was asked about the next match against France, which will be held on March 29. The coach said that now only thinking about the next opponent, but meeting with a representative of the football giants very waiting. All, of course, was very interested in the physical condition of the veteran national team Alexander Kerzhakov, who came to the training camp with an injury. Slutsky noted that the striker today starts training with the team and may play in the nearest matches.
Only joking on the question of Lithuanian national team coach smiling noticed that it is very good that our players do not need to play against Lithuanian basketball players. Implying, apparently, a higher success Lithuanians in this sport.
After the press conference after training football players together with journalists watched Vitaly Mutko, joined by the President of the Russian football Premier League (RFPL) Sergey Pryadkin.