Ex-football player of the Russian national team and CSKA Mario Fernandez became a father
MOSCOW, 2 Oct – Football player Mario Fernandez, who played for the Russian national team, became a father, according to the CSKA Telegram channel.
Fernandez and Mariana Schott de Freitas got married in December 2020. On October 2, their son was born.
In May, Fernandez, who extended the agreement with CSKA in 2021 until the end of the 2023/24 season, announced that he was suspending his contract with the army team and returning to Brazil. According to the defender, his decision is not related to the events in the world, the player said that he feels the accumulated fatigue and would like to be with his family.
Fernandez, 32, joined CSKA Moscow from Gremio in 2012. In total, the footballer played 328 matches for the Red-Blues, scoring 10 goals and giving 46 assists. The defender became a three-time champion of Russia with the army team, and also won the Russian Cup and the Super Cup twice. As part of the Russian national team, for which he made his official debut in 2017, Fernandez played 33 matches in which he scored 5 goals, and took part in the 2018 home world championship. In September 2021, Fernandez retired from the national team.