CSKA Moscow midfielder Alexander Golovin became the winner of the award “First five”, annually given to the best player in the Russian football Premier League (RFPL), not older than 21 years.
text”>In voting conducted by the Children’s football League (DFL) among managers of the football authorities and the clubs, coaches, journalists and experts, 20-year-old midfielder CSKA have preferred a 84 out of 100 respondents.
Second place in the voting took Rifat Zhemaletdinov (“Rubin”), rounded out the top three George Tigiyev (“Anji”), reports the press service of the DFL.
“Of course, Alexander Golovin was the favorite before the vote – said the President of the DFL Victor Gorlov. – Most of all spent matches in the Premier League championship, participant of the European championship, scored for the national team. Three years ago we anxiously looked for the future of the “First five” – narrow was the circle of candidates. Now with anticipation for the next year and a sharp dispute for the title of best young player the Premier League”.
Golovin fifth player red and blue, which won the “First five”. after Igor Akinfeev (2005), Alan Dzagoev (2008), George schennikova (2009) and Constantine’s Basilica (2013).