`Russia is really a football country' | The Daily Star
03:06 PM, June 12, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:14 PM, June 12, 2018

`Russia is really a football country'

French footballing great Marcel Desailly has no doubt about Russia’s hospitality and being “a football country” as it prepares to host the FIFA World Cup 2018 on the official FIFA Fan Fest zone in Moscow.

Thousands fans were presented on that opening event and were treated to a performances by Russian and international musicians as well as a viewing of the World Cup trophy.

According to 1998 World Cup winner, official FIFA ambassador Desailly, Russia the nation truly in love with the game and they have the enthusiasm to prepare for their first-ever World cup evidence. Football is made of this, to be able to share different cultures.

The Fan Fest zone in Moscow is one of 11 sites in each of the World Cup host cities, all of which will be free to enter.

They will welcome thousands of fans on match days during the tournament, when supporters will be able to watch all the World Cup action live on giant screens and enjoy other music and cultural entertainment.

The fan zone in the Russian capital is in Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills) and has the spectacular backdrop of the Moscow State University. It is across the river from Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven games at the World Cup, including the opening game on June 14 and final on July 15.

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