Natalya Nemchinova, 28, was asked by blogger Fyodor Maslov what she could do to help the team ahead of tomorrow's quarter-final clash against Croatia.
After initially being coy in her responses, Maslov asked whether she would consider posing naked. Natalya, who denies being a former porn star, replied: "Okay, I promise to take part in a revealing, naked, beautiful, crazy, sexy photo session with our national squad so the whole world sees it and are surprised.
Model Victoria Lopyreva is the official ambassador of Russia but has had her spotlight stolen by fan-favourite Natalya. Stunning Natalya - who dresses in the host nation's colours, a revealing crop top and a traditional 'kokoshnik' - is now one of the most recognisable faces at the tournament.
Online detectives quickly discovered she had appeared in adult films - after zooming in on her Fan ID ahead of the Egypt match.
Natalya has since waded into the novichok scandal - saying the Kremlin had nothing to do with it and blaming the West for the attack. Jump directly to the content.
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