Russia record holder Ignashevich retires after World Cup exit

Soccer Football - World Cup - Quarter Final - Russia vs Croatia - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - July 7, 2018 Russia's Sergei Ignashevich scores a penalty during the shootout REUTERS/Henry Romero

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s most-capped player Sergei Ignashevich announced his retirement from soccer on Sunday after the hosts were eliminated by Croatia on penalties in the World Cup quarter-final hours earlier. The 38-year-old defender, who spent his entire club career at Russian clubs, was a key member of Russia’s run to the last eight at […]

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