Russia: Czech giant Koller tips Germany to win tournament

SOT, Jan Koller, former Czech striker (French): «Yeah, and there is a big difference. This is a very good stadium which has a capacity of 40,000 spectators. Today the atmosphere at the match has been wonderful. The stadium is very beautiful.» SOT, RT reporter: «To which extent has the level of football players grown since you played here?» SOT, Jan Koller, former Czech striker (French): «Of... Еще course, the level has increased a lot. I ended my career eight years ago. All players have become stronger in terms of technical skills and physically. They play faster, so, the football level has risen considerably.» SOT, Jan Koller, former Czech striker (French): «These countries are among the World Cup's great favourites. As you have said, France and Belgium started successfully, these are very strong teams. The German team's results are a bit surprising because they lost the first match and won the second one only at the end of the game. Nevertheless, Germany remains one of the main favourites.» SOT, RT reporter: «And the winner?» SOT, Jan Koller, former Czech striker (French): «I do not know, but we will see many interesting things happening at this World Cup.» Czech all-time top scorer Jan Koller thought Germany were still the most likely to win the FIFA World Cup 2018, during an interview from Samara, Monday. «The German team's results are a bit surprising because they lost the first match and won the second one only at the end of the game. Nevertheless, Germany remains one of the main favourites,» said the 2-metre tall, 100kg ex-pro. As for Russia's 0-3 loss against Uruguay, Koller was not surprised, given Uruguay's status as tournament dark horses. The Czech legend said the skills of Russian footballers had improved a lot since the time in which he played in Samara. «All players have become stronger in terms of technical skills and physically. They play faster, so, the football level has risen considerably», he stated. Koller played for FC Krylia Sovetov Samara in 2008.

Самое интересное

Новости партнеров

ТемыВсе темы