Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the Russian national football team "did great" as they beat Spain on penalties in their World Cup round of 16 clash and made it through to the last eight.
"Our team are in the quarterfinals. They did great!" Medvedev posted on Facebook.
In the last eight, Russia will face the winner of Croatia and Denmark’s encounter in Nizhny Novgorod later on Sunday. The quarterfinal will take place at Fisht Stadium in Sochi on 7 July.