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Russia relying on Kokorin for World Cup goals

  • Aleksandr Kokorin the leading goalscorer in current Russia squad
  • Back in the national team after year-long absence
  • Kokorin’s Brazil 2014 goal almost sent Russia to knockout rounds

Having an entire country’s hopes on your shoulders at the age of 23 is not an easy task, yet this was the case for Russia striker Aleksandr Kokorin going into the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Brazil. Kokorin almost justified the expectations: in the sixth minute of the final group-stage game against Algeria, which would determine …

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