Lavrov assessed the chances of the Russian national team at the confederations Cup in 2017

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov assessed the chances of our national team at the confederations Cup in football; in the opinion of the Minister, the Russian players — «a very unpredictable guy.»

«As for the Russian team, I can’t predict, they are very unpredictable guys», the Minister told the TV channel RT.

The confederations Cup will be held in Russia from 17 June to 2 July in Kazan, Sochi, Saint-Petersburg and Moscow. In the group with the Russian national team will play team New Zealand, Portugal and Mexico. In another Quartet the current world Cup champion Germany will face the national teams of Chile, Australia and Cameroon. The semifinals will be held on 28 and 29 June in Kazan and Sochi respectively, and the final — 2 July in St. Petersburg.

Lavrov asked the question, what are the chances of Russia to present themselves at this tournament in a positive way.

«It will depend on how we play and how we will meet our guests. I’m sure we will be very hospitable,» said the Russian Minister.