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Fifa 2018 World Cup in Russia this summer, be ready to save the new memories of football. PART-1

For the First time in the history of Russia, the country is  going to host the mega event of Fifa world cup. The Trophy was  moved around  51 beautiful countries of the world including 91 cities,biggest of its kind in the history. It took three months to make its way to Russia and it will reach Moscow on  June 7.

Five cities among Eleven cities of Russia hosting Fifa 2018 World Cup


Started first in Uruguay in 1930, this is the 21 Fifa World Cup, held after 4 years and the next is planned to be carried out in Qatar in 2022.  

Total 32 teams all over the globe are participating in the mega event which are divided into 8 Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H. It’s scheduled in a way that around 48 matches are to be played in Group phase, and knockout consist of 16 matches and all those will be played in the different 11 cities of Russia, these cities are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningard, Saransk, Samara, Volgograd, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don,  and Nizhny Novgorod. The first match would be kicked off at Moscow between the host team Russia and Saudi Arabia on 14th June 2018 and last would be on 15th July 2018 in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.

Groups Phases


What is interesting going on?

Around 86 percent of the hotels and restaurants are already  booked that are running during 14 July to 15 June, Russia’s capital  is about to  host approximately 1 million fans during this marvelous event. 

“86 of 1,300 of hotel facilities officially registered in Moscow have been booked for the World Cup period,” Nikolay Gulyaev, head of the Moscow City Department of Sport and Tourism said, TASS reported.

Hotel Room of Russia


Another interesting thing that Russia has initiated for the first time in Fifa World Cup is the Fan ID, what is that? It’s an ID that would be provided to every fan who has reported and registered him/her self. Fan ID is an identification document which is necessary for everyone along with ticket of the match. Fans can get their ID online after submitting their application.

FAN ID designed for Fifa 2018 Russia


Fan ID will provide a free use of public transportation from host city to match city, also a VISA free entry to Russia and it has other benefits as well. This service was tested during Confederations Cup in 2017 in Russia across its four cities.

Interesting facts are not over yet. Here is something.

The first match between and KSA and Russia are going to witness the first ever girls to be ball boys. The team of youngsters aged between 13 to 16 years from the town of Agryza is going to pay this duty.

More Facts will be disclosed later on Part-2 Stay tuned, Keeps your head up and popcorn ready to create some fun at your homes and big screens because the Football’s Gigantic event is happening this Summer.

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