Follow RT on Russian professional footballer Igor Akinfeev,who plays as a goalkeeper and captain for the Russian National team and PFC CSKA Moscow. He has been in CSKA since his youth career, winning a number of Russian Premier League titles, Russian Cups, as well as the UEFA Cup in 2005. Find the news and articles on Igor Akinfeev’s awards, achievements and football career in general. Many consider Igor Akinfeev one of the best Russian footballers, who has earned 100 caps and has been selected in their squads for three UEFA European Championships and two FIFA World Cups. Read the news on RT about all the international tournaments Igor Akinfeev participated in. Igor Akinfeev attracted a lot of attention and was praised when during the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, as he led his team to the victory over the Spain national football team. That was the first time Russian team made it to the quarter-final of the World Cup. Don’t miss the latest news and updates on the FIFA World Cup 2018 held in Russia, and achievements of Russian and other national football teams.