What is it with Fabio Capello and high profile goalkeeper errors in opening World Cup matches?
Four years ago it was Rob Green. On Wednesday, Igor Akinfeev produced a horrible error to allow Keun-Ho Lee’s speculative shot through his hands in the 68th minute.
And, the reaction has been swift in Russia, with Akinfeev a comedy figure in a Gangnam Style video.
The clip features a laughing Andrey Arshavin.
The former Arsenal midfielder was left out of Fabio Capello’s World Cup squad and you can imagine he enjoyed Akinfeev’s high-profile error…