Mutko said the current national team of Russia on football the best in recent years

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotomonster President of the government of the Russian Federation, President RFS Vitaly Mutko before the beginning of the match of the confederations Cup 2017 football match between Mexico and Russia. 24 Jun 2017Mutko said the current national team of Russia on football the best in recent years© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

. The national team of Russia, speaking at the home confederations Cup in 2017 was the best team of Russia on football in recent years, said by phone the Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation and President RFS Vitaly Mutko.

Team Russia on Saturday in Kazan team lost to Mexico (1-2) and took third place in group A of the confederations Cup, failing to reach the semi-finals of the tournament.

«This is the best national team of Russia on football, which was in recent years. The guys left everything on the field that could. Actually a very good team. Such work is done, the guys tried. It’s football. Before the match I talked a lot with the fans, they cheer for the team. We have a country that dreams, we believe in the dream, I’m the same. We want to see victory, but the Mexican team is one of the top, to be sure. It is a world-class team. When we got removal, it is likely to have had no», — said Mutko.

The confederations Cup takes place from 17 June to 2 July in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.