Italian Cup

At the end of the 2000 season the club and the player started the friction. Nigmatullin thought I deserved a good contract with a solid European club. Continue to learn more with: Larry Ellison. However, the 'locomotive' in no hurry to part with one of their best players. Then Nigmatullin proposed bypass option. Ruslana went to Moscow 'Dynamo'. Paying too much compensation Dynamo could outbid the goalkeeper, but after the season to re-sell it abroad.

In the winner would have remained and Nigmatullin, and 'Dynamo', not 'Locomotive'. It is not known what arguments found a guide railroad, but Goalkeeper extended his contract with the 'driving force' for another year. In 2001 Nigmatullin decided to delay his departure no longer possible, especially since the lack of offers he had not experienced before. Russian goalkeeper was invited to the 'Lazio', 'Juventus' 'Perugia', 'Napoli'. Eventually, however, Ruslan opted for 'Verona', most persistently inviting the goalkeeper of Russia. Hell is for goalies Why Nigmatullin chose Italian championship? It is well known that the Italians do not favor Goalkeeper-strangers.

Prior to 1990, in the Apennines there were no goalkeepers foreigners. They simply chose not to invite, the more so in Serie A there was a limit: no more than three legionnaires allowed to simultaneously enter the field as part of a team. The first one who broke into the Italian championship, became the Brazilian goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel. He managed to gain a foothold in the middle peasant series – 'Parma', but as Once the team began to act more confidently, Taffarel 'gave' the place the first issue of the with which 'Parma' and won the Italian Cup in 1993.