"Like all Spaniards, we had high hopes and dreams and we are sad that we couldn't do it for the millions of people who were following the game back home", he said.
Spain's King Felipe sat alongside Medvedev and Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino, then went downstairs to visit the national team near their dressing room to give words of encouragement after they crashed out of the World Cup.
Ramos hasn't ruled out another World Cup with Spain in Qatar. I've already said it a lot of times.
Ramos was involved early in pressuring Russia's Sergey Ignashevich into an own goal to give La Roja a flawless start, but the hosts equalised before the break when Artem Dzyuba converted a penalty awarded for a Gerard Pique handball.
Koke and Iago Aspas then both failed in the shoot-out, marking a disappointing end to the midfielder's glorious Spain career. In extra-time we did everything, again - kept the ball. Russian Federation won a World Cup knockout game for the first time since the Soviet Union in 1966, defeating Spain 4-3 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie.
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When Ivan Rakitic sent Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way with the final penalty to send Croatia into the last 8, Croatian fans all around the world went insane.
Naturally, the world was shocked by this upset, with some of the best reactions coming at Spain's expense.
A young Russia fan holds the national flag at the Red Square in Moscow on July 1, 2018, after Russia won the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match against Spain.
Following the loss Iniesta said to the reporters: "It's a reality that is my last game with the national team". I can safely say that we can all look each other in the eye.
A 4-3 victory on penalties, after the sides were locked at 1-1 at the end of extra time, sends the hosts through to their first World Cup quarter-final since 1970.
Russian fans are daring to dream their team could win the World Cup.