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Igor Akinfeev training bring victroy to Russia



Igor Akinfeev's hard work on the training ground clearly paid off during Russia's penalty shootout victory over Spain at the World Cup.

Russia held Spain to a 1-1 draw after extra-time in the last-16 World Cup clash but the hosts came out on top during the penalty shootout, winning 4-3 thanks to Akinfeev's heroics.

The CSKA Moscow goalkeeper saved two penalties in Moscow, one from Koke and the other from Iago Aspas, which won the game for the jubilant Russians.

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Igor Akinfeev has been practising saving penalties with his feet during training at World Cup
Igor Akinfeev has been practising saving penalties with his feet during training at World Cup
Russia's official account posted a video of Akinfeev saving a penalty off Artem Dzyuba
Russia's official account posted a video of Akinfeev saving a penalty off Artem Dzyuba
The 32-year-old goalkeeper saves Dzyuba's spot-kick with his out-stretched right foot 
The 32-year-old goalkeeper saves Dzyuba's spot-kick with his out-stretched right foot 

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