Valderrama: the Russian team has good chances to win the confederations Cup

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotomontaggi the Russian team are cheering during the match of the confederations Cup 2017 football match between Russia and New Zealand to Saint Petersburg. 17 Jun 2017Valderrama: the Russian team has good chances to win the confederations Cup© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

The football team of Russia have a good chance to succeed in the confederations Cup in 2017, said the former player of team Colombia’s Carlos Valderrama.

The Russian team won the first match in the tournament the national team of New Zealand with the score 2:0. The game was held on Saturday at the stadium «Saint-Petersburg».

«The confederations Cup is a very interesting tournament with strong teams. Hard to pick a favourite as the tournament is very fleeting. It can’t come in gradually. So I think that the Russian team has good chances of success. After one game she’s already won,» said Valderrama told reporters.

On Sunday in Kazan will play the teams of Mexico and Portugal, rivals of the Russian team in the group A.

«Today, I’m waiting for the football spectacle. In teams of Mexico and Portugal are very strong players. I think that will be a lot of goals. Want to win Mexicans,» said the legendary player.