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I am more Armenian than Brazilian - Marcos Pizzelli

15:35, 03.02.2012 Region: Russia

Armenian national team’s midfielder Marcos Pizzelli says he feels himself more Armenian than Brazilian.

In his interview with Russian Sport Express newspaper, Pizzelli who is playing for Russian Kuban FC, said he knows Armenian, English and is currently learning Russian.

“Now I feel myself Brazilian- Armenian. I think even more Armenian than Brazilian,” says Pizzelli, Brazilian by origin.

Marcos Pizzelli says he would never forget about Armenia which gave him an opportunity to develop his skills. “I am grateful to this country for everything. I would play for Armenia as long as the squad needs me,” he stressed.

Speaking about Armenia’s recent successful performance in the EURO 2012 qualifiers, the midfielder stressed that the team was just doing simple things to achieve results.

“Besides, we are like a family. The coach, goalkeeper Roman Berezovsky and defender Hovsepyan are heads of the family. Berezovsky is always ready to help. He is like our father,” Pizzelli emphasized.  


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