Karpin explained why Dzyuba did not have a chance to get into the Russian national team

About Karpin Dzyuba: football players over 30 no longer have a chance to get into the Russian national team

NOVOGORSK (Moscow region), March 21 – RIA Novosti, Alexander Sergeev. Valery Karpin, head coach of the Russian national football team, told reporters that Artem Dzyuba was not called up by the national team, because under the conditions of suspension from international competitions there is no point in attracting older players.

“If something changes, they come back to us, then we have a chance to call. Players over 30 no longer have a chance to join the national team,” said Karpin.

Dziuba is 34 years old. The first place in the list of the best scorers of the Russian national team shares with Alexander Kerzhakov (30 goals each). He last played for the national team at the European Championship in June 2021. Then the striker was not called up to the national team either on his own initiative or with the decision of the technical committee.

The Russian national team will play a friendly match against Iran on March 23 in Tehran. Against the Iraqi team, St. A meeting will be held in St. Petersburg on March 26.

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