"We want to please the fans with beautiful football at the BRICS Games"

The Brazilian national phygital football team and Rubin Kazan player Ruslan Bezrukov held a joint training session before the start of the Latin American team in the BRICS Games.

The competition will be held in "Basket Hall" from June 20 to 22. As part of the tournament, teams will have to show their skills in a football simulator and then play on a real court. All scored goals will be summarized. Brazilian athletes have already demonstrated their skills in similar competitions - they won the Pgygital Games and made it to the playoffs of the Games of Future in Kazan.

The Brazilian national team players warmly greeted Ruslan and noted that they knew about Rubin Kazan and the club's successes. They explained to Bezrukov the subtleties of playing the football simulator, after which the athletes split into pairs and played against each other in Volta mode.

Not without warming up on the court with a ball, and then the players exchanged souvenirs and wishes for the future. Each player of the Brazilian national team received from Bezrukov a T-shirt and a cap with the symbol of Rubin.

"I always wanted to play with the Brazilians, and we can say that my dream came true today. It was interesting to try the format of a Phygital Football. I am sure that the fans will not regret coming to watch the BRICS Games tournament in this sport," said Ruslan Bezrukov.

"We are happy to be in Kazan again and to get acquainted with another marvelous sports arena - Basket Hall. It is a great honor for our team to have a training session with a Rubin player. This club is known and respected in Brazil, many great players from our country played in Kazan and achieved success with Rubin. We hope to please the spectators of the BRICS Games with a bright game, and if we manage to win, we will be doubly happy! We are waiting for you in the stands!" - said the Brazilian team manager Renato.