Russian national team on mini-football the team lost to Argentina in the world Cup final and became the silver medalist of the championship, reports TASS.
The final match, which was held in the arena “Coliseo El Pueblo” in Colombia, ended with the victory of Argentines with the score 5:4.
Previously the highest achievement of the Russians was the bronze award, and the Argentines in its history has never stood on the podium.
The Minister of sport of the Russian Federation and the President of the Russian football Union Vitaly Mutko called the result is outstanding. “I want to congratulate our boys with a second place, they had a great tournament, in the quarterfinals defeated the giants the Spaniards,” – said Mutko.
According to him, in the final it hurts to lose, but that’s “disorder”. “The final was interesting, dramatic, Argentina got a deserved win, but our team failed to show his best football. The Argentines showed team football, and tactically acted competently,” he added.
Players of team Russia for silver at the world Championships will receive bonus rewards. “We will celebrate and meet” – has concluded Mutko.