Ground: Luzhniki Stadium
The Russian Football Federation,
People's Street. 7
The Russia national football team represents Russia in association football and is controlled by the Russian Football Union. Russia's home grounds are the Luzhniki Stadium and the Lokomotiv Stadium (both in Moscow), and Petrovsky Stadium in St Petersburg.
After the break-up of the Soviet Union, Russia played their first international fixture against Mexico in 1992. They first qualified for the World Cup Finals in 1994 and also made it to the 2002 Finals in Japan/South Korea. Russia have also qualified for four European Championships Finals; in 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
Manager: Leonid Slutsky
Captain: Roman Shirokov