The Russian Football Federation has named foreign midfielder Valery Karpin as captain of the national Russia Football team. Karpin, who coached FK Rostov, will replace Stanislav Cherchesov who was sacked after Russia was eliminated from the group stage at Euro 2020.
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Previous statements from the Russian Football Union (RFU) press office, contract with Karpin will be valid until December 31, 2021, and set the option to extend the agreement based on the team’s future performance results. Rostov FC reported on August 3 that Karpin resigned as head coach of the club. Karpin later said he parted ways with Rostov FC because he wanted to focus entirely on his career with the national Russia football team.
The federation said Karpin, 52, had agreed to a contract for a year, which could be extended. Federation president Alexander Dyukov said Karpin was one of the best Russian Football players of his generation. He has played very well for both clubs and the national football team, Dyukov said in a statement published on the federation’s website.
He added that after completing his career as a player, Karpin gained rich management experience and that coaching the national Football team would be a new challenge for him. Born in Soviet Estonia, Karpin played for Spartak Moscow from 1990 to 1994 and then moved on to Valencia, Celta Vigo, and Real Sociedad of Spain. For more to know about Qatar World Cup tickets Click here.
He played once for the CIS national team and then won 72 games in Russia, scoring 17 goals. He retired as a player in 2005. He started his managerial career at Spartak in 2012 and has managed Rostov since 2017. He led it to a ninth-place finish in the 16-team league last season.
Karpin takes over from Cherchesov, who led the Russian football team to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup at home but was heavily criticized in Russia after his team was eliminated at the start of the group stage of Euro 2020. Before taking over from Rostov UFC Moscow FC of Russia 2009-2012, 2012-2014, leading the club to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League for the 2010-2011 season and winning two silver medals in the Russian football World Cup.
While playing professional football, Karpin, a former midfielder, played for famous football teams such as Spartak Moscow FC, Real Sociedad of Spain, Valencia, and Celta Vigo. Karpin also scored 17 goals and eight assistants in his 73 appearances for the Russian Football team, including the 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cups.
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