Ukrainian defender of “Zenit” Yaroslav Rakitskiy told why a career in the national team of Ukraine.
Sport 24 wrote that on 6 November Yaroslav Rakitskiy said that he was leaving the national team of Ukraine. The player of the Russian “Zenith” do not plan to play for the main team.
Team to discuss do not really want. I will say this: without me, the team, and playing well. I’ll be there extra,
– told Rakitskiy in an interview to “Fontanka.ru”.
Recall, Rakitskiy played for the Ukraine national team from 2009 to 2018. During this time he played 71 games in which he scored seven goals. After moving the protector to the Russian “Zenith” in the winter of 2019, he was no longer receiving calls in the main team.
The last match Rakitskiy played for the team before moving to Russian side Zenit. It was October 16, 2018. Then the Ukrainians defeated the Czech national team in the match of League of Nations. After that, our team played 10 matches, two in 2018, ten in 2019.