Zenit`s Portuguese halfback Miguel Danny and fullback Bruno Alves received official invitations to their national team today. Both players will join the Portuguese national side for its friendly against Argentina in Switzerland. The match will take place on February 9th in one of the best stadiums of the mountainous country – Stade de Geneve.
Thus the number of players from Zenit`s main side who will be playing for their national sides has reached 14. These include the goalkeepers Yury Zhevnov and Vyacheslav Malafeev, the defenders Alexander Anyukov, Bruno Alves, Aleksandar Luković, Nicolas Lombaerts, and Tomáš Hubočan, the halfbacks Miguel Danny, Roman Shirokov, Konstantin Zyryanov, Igor Denisov and Vladimir Bystrov, and the forwards Danko Lazović and Alexander Kerzhakov.