Veteran Polish defender Maciej Rybus won’t be thought of for choice at this 12 months’s World Cup after leaving his Russian club for an additional.
Whereas most international gamers have left Russia following the nation’s invasion of Ukraine, 32-year-old left again Rybus joined Spartak Moscow this month after a five-year spell with native rivals Lokomotiv.
The Polish FA (PZPN) mentioned on Monday he wouldn’t longer be picked. Rybus had received 66 caps.
Poland is a staunch ally of Kyiv and has been one in every of Ukraine’s largest monetary supporters for the reason that February invasion.
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“The coach of the Polish national team, Czeslaw Michniewicz, talked to Maciej Rybus, who was currently staying in Poland, after the training camp of the national team ended last week,” PZPN mentioned in a press release on Monday.
“The coach informed the player that due to his current club situation, he would not be called up for the September training camp of the national team and would not be considered for the team that would go to the World Cup in Qatar.”