Zenit striker Malcolm did not take the opportunity to play for the Russian national team. Now three naturalized Brazilians play for the national team.
“I am a citizen of Brazil, who does not want to play for their home country? If you do not see an opportunity to do this, there should be a plan” B “, – reported Malcolm, referred to by Globo Esporte.
The striker noted that he dreams of playing for the Brazilian national team. “However, to do this, you need to start playing again, score goals and stand out on the field, and then think about playing for Brazil. I speak good French, I know Spanish, but Russian is a difficult language. Alkaya, I understand some of the speeches on the pitch, ”added Malcolm.
The Zenit forward did not bring the opportunity to play for the Russian national team. Now Brazilians Mario Fernandez, Ari and Marinato Guilherme are playing for it.
Malcolm moved to Zenit from Barcelona for 40 million euros, another 5 million euros will be paid through bonuses. In the 2020/2021 season, the player played 22 games as part of the Russian team, crushed one-one naga and scored two assists.