Home is where the heart is. This is certainly the case for Russian footballers. While players from leagues around Europe flock to play abroad, the same cannot be said for those with a Russian passport. In the few occasions that Russian’s have ventured to ply their trade away from the country of their birth, the end results have been less than spectacular, with a few exceptions.
Russia has plenty of talented footballers, so why is their a reluctance to seek new horizon’s further a field?