Russia going to host 2018 FIFA world cup and host nation they qualify for the mega event of football. Total 11 Host Cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup have attained a signature look, it will help host cities to show off their cultural norm, Russia is famous for architecture and natural beauty to the whole world. Russia played three World Cups in 1994, 2002 and 2014, this time Russia automatically qualified for 2018 as hosts country. Russia also played European Championships five times in(1996, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016), they reach the semi-finals of Euro 2008 tournament.
Russia currently on number 38 position of FIFA Ranking, and they improving their football day by day. They have some quality striker in theirs squad Aleksandr Kokorin and Artyom Dzyuba are the key player for them and lots of depending on them. Russia Defence also quet strong and home support allawas give some advantage to the home team.
Russia Possible team squad
Goalkeeper: Igor Akinfeev (Russia CSKA Moscow), Guilherme Marinato (Russia Lokomotiv Moscow), Yuri Lodygin (Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg)
Defender: Roman Shishkin (Russia Lokomotiv Moscow), Sergei Ignashevich (CSKA Moscow), Igor Smolnik (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Roman Neustädter (Turkey Fenerbahce), Vasili Berezutski (CSKA Moscow), Aleksei Berezutski (CSKA Moscow), Georgi Shchennikov (CSKA Moscow), Dmitri Kombarov (Spartak Moscow)
Midfielder: Artur Yusupov (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Pavel Mamayev (Krasnodar), Denis Glushakov (Spartak Moscow), Aleksandr Golovin (CSKA Moscow), Oleg Shatov (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Roman Shirokov (CSKA Moscow), Aleksandr Samedov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Oleg Ivanov (Terek Grozny), Dmitri Torbinski (Russia Krasnodar)
Forward: Aleksandr Kokorin (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Artyom Dzyuba (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Fyodor Smolov (Krasnodar)