Sbornaja, as the Russia national football team is nicknamed, is the national football team of Russia controlled by the Football Union of Russia and affiliated with UEFA. On the 1st of September 2008 Russia national team have signed a 8 year contract worth $100 million with Adidas. Adidas have designed three new strips for the RFU (Football Union of Russia) national team will be using for the remainder of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, and should they qualify, the big tournament itself. These are the home kit, the away kit and the goalkeeper kit. Presently ranked 8th in the latest FIFA rankings, Russia national team are currently playing in the qualifying group with Germany, Wales, Finland, Azerbaijan and Liechtenstein.
The Russia home shirt uses the latest template having a mandarin-style collar. The colour home Russia jersey switches from red to a bordeaux color with gold details. On the center panel of the kit, there is a enlarged watermark of the double-headed eagle, symbol of the Russian Football Union. Russia national team shirts will be worn with bordeaux red shorts and gold socks is completed with the words "RFU" and the adidas logo.