Midfielder German Hannover’s Edgar Prib has announced the desire to play for the national team of Russia. 26-year-old football player said that the process of receiving a Russian passport is already running.
Edgar was born in Yakutia, but left the country in early childhood. He knows how to speak Russian and says that he feels a connection with their homeland.
“If invited in Russian national team, definitely would have answered positively. But, unfortunately, from the RFU to me that no one has applied. But, I think, because I didn’t have Russian passport. Now, hopefully, everything will change. The more I play quite scarce worldwide position laponogova left side”, – quotes Come Eurosport.
The most emotional segment of a career Come is in December 2011. In the match against Frankfurt Eintracht he missed from five yards into an empty net. The roller of this epicheskih feil gathered more than a million views.
“Merry was the time. It was broadcast on TV for a whole week, he even got in our version of “Evening Urgant”. Called friends, joked, laughed, asked how I managed,” said Edgar, noting that redeemed himself in the next match, scoring the decisive goal.
Recall that the first naturalized player from abroad who received a call in Russian national team on football became the Brazilian goalkeeper capital “Locomotive” Marinato Guilherme.
In the near future can get Russian citizenship and then a call to the national team midfielder of the German Schalke’s Roman Neustädter and CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes.