Zhirkov showed at the confederations Cup football world level, said Mutko

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotobanka Zhirkov during the match of the confederations Cup 2017 on football between national teams of Russia and Portugal. 21 Jun 2017Zhirkov showed at the confederations Cup football world level, said Mutko© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Midfielder of Russian national team on football Yury Zhirkov showed the football world level held in Russia the confederations Cup, said the Agency «R-Sport» the President of the RFU and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko.

Russian national team has finished performance in the confederations Cup after failing to qualify from the group. On Saturday, the team lost against Mexico (1:2), and Zhirkov was sent off in the second half. After that, a member of the RFU Executive Committee the Deputy of the state Duma Igor Lebedev said that the player who led the team, it was possible to «give a face».

«All the Russian national team at the confederations Cup were brilliant, — said Mutko on the phone. — Zhirkov Samedov, Golovin is the guys who opened at this tournament. As for Yury Zhirkov, he not only in the game with the Mexicans, and the tournament showed the football world level. What he did on the field! And Golovin as revealed that the man «drove» the Mexicans, if we talk in football lingo. With this team everything will be fine».