Denis Cheryshev becomes first Russian to play for Real Madrid

Denis Cheryshev has made history at Real Madrid - becoming the first Russian player to wear the famous Merengue shirt.

Denis Cheryshev has made history at Real Madrid - becoming the first Russian player to wear the famous Merengue shirt.

Cheryshev played and scored in Real's victory at Real Oviedo last night.

The U21 Russia international is the son of Dimitri Cheryshev, who played two seasons at Sporting Gijón.

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