[NEWS] Ex-president of the RFU Koloskov: who is Zakharyan for FIFA to make an exception for him

Honorary President of the Russian Football Union ( RFS ) Vyacheslav Koloskov commented on the information that Dynamo footballer Arsen Zakharyan can change his sports citizenship, and the International Football Federation (FIFA) will make an exception for him and allow him to play for the Armenian national team , despite the fact that that he has already played for the national team of Russia . Koloskov ‘s words are reported by RB Sport .

“Zakharyan has already played for the Russian national team , he will not be able to play for Armenia. So it’s all empty talk. FIFA will not make any exception. Who is Zakharyan for FIFA to make an exception for him? They don’t even make exceptions for Messi, even more so for others. So all this is stupid and meaningless talk, ”Koloskov said.

The day before, it was reported that FIFA could make an exception and allow him to represent the Armenian national team instead of Russia.

Arsen Zakharyan made his debut for the Russian national team on 1 September 2021 in a 2022 World Cup qualifier against Croatia . In total, the 19-year-old midfielder played four matches for the national team.

He was called by Valery Karpin to the September training camp of the national team, but left its location due to damage.

Earlier, FIFA commented on the possible transfer of Zakharyan to the Armenian national team.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.