The message reads, in part:
”You devoted your life to football, Russia’s number one sport, and showed yourself to be a talented player and reliable goalkeeper of the national team. And, of course, you are known and loved as an exceptional coach and mentor. You did much to prepare our team for its commendable performance at the World Cup in Russia, by creating a comfortable psychological atmosphere for the players and inspiring them to achieve great results and perform impressively on their way to victory.
Ahead are important competitions and new challenges. I am confident that under your guidance, the Russia national team will continue to achieve success and bring joy to millions of dedicated fans.“