The team at marsh football Spb Lakes Mikhail Zelensky invited the forward «Zenith» and Russian national team Alexander Kerzhakov to try a new sport, reports Sportbox.
Football in the swamp: play the world Champions. Photos
«A good swamp is a pleasure to play and even good for health. There are no leeches and frogs, quite a great manure. I would like to contact Alexander Kerzhakov. Invite him to take part in one of our matches in swamp soccer. I’m sure it will be an interesting experience», — quotes the website words of the player.
Spb Lakes — the reigning world champion at the swamp football. The world Championships are held annually since 1988, in the Finnish village of Hyrynsalmi.
Alexander Kerzhakov on July 13 announced the completion of a career.
He played for clubs «Svetogorets», «Zenit» (best scorer in the club’s history, three-time champion of Russia), Sevilla (UEFA Cup winner and Spanish Cup), «Dynamo» (Moscow) (bronze medalist of the championship of Russia 2008), «Zurich» (winner of the Swiss Cup 2016).