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As part of the Soviet Union, Russia qualified seven times for the World Cup from 1958 to 1990, with their best record being a fourth-place finish in 1996.
Since then they have qualified for three World Cups (1994, 2002, 2014) and have won rights to host the 2018 World Cup.
They won the European Championship as the Soviet Union in 1960 and have qualifier four editions of the competition (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012) as Russia.
The team is coached by Italian coach Fabio Capello since July 2012 and captained by Dynamo Moscow midfielder Igor Denisov.
They finished first in Group F ahead of Portugal, Israel, Azerbaijan, Northern Ireland and Luxembourg to book their spot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, winning seven, drawing one and losing two of their qualifiers.
Their other key players include Spartak Moscow defender Dmitri Kombarov, CSKA Moscow midfielder Alan Dzagoev and Dynamo Moscow forward Aleksandr Kokorin.
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