Russia defender Sergei Ignacovic said he will be keen to greet Egypt goalkeeper Essam Al-Hadari in particular during the match that will bring the two teams together.
Ignaciovich spoke in statements published by the site of Match TV Russian channel, stressing that the presence of Essam Al-Hadari in a large event as the World Cup after reaching the age of 45 is wonderful.
“I will give him a special greeting if I see him in front of me. The participation of a player in a tournament of this level at this age confirms that he is a true professional.”
It is worth mentioning that Egypt will meet Russia in the second game of the two teams in the World Cup, after the Pharaohs meet with Uruguay, while Russia faces, the Saudi team, in the opening.