Some 20,000 Mexicans to Visit Rostov-on-Don During FIFA World Cup – Official

“For example, the Mexican ambassador has informed us that the majority of Mexicans who will visit us, there will be about 20,000 people, will have no English language skills. We should inform them not only about transport-related issues, but also legal and medical ones,” Vasily Zyryanov said in a report.

FIFA partners Qatar to deliver 2022 FIFA World Cup

Colin Smith, Managing Director of the joint venture, said: “The continuous growth and complexities of a FIFA World Cup and the need for integrated involvement of all key areas across a host country has made it clear that a more efficient and optimised operational structure is required – this is particularly the case in Qatar, […]

Robbie Williams Reveals Reason Behind Flipping the Bird at FIFA World Cup

The singer admitted that sometimes it is difficult for him to restrain himself, but he did not mean to cause an international incident at the World Cup.

‘I was screaming like crazy’: Sunil Chhetri reveals goalless draw against Qatar in World Cup Qualifiers stands out for him

“…At last though, the referee blew the final whistle and I was just overcome with emotions. As the boys celebrated with the fans, I was jumping for joy in my room.”It is not every day that you hold the best side in Asia to a clean sheet in their own den — a team that […]

Israel Plans to Broadcast 2018 World Cup to Arab States as Gesture of Respect

Israel named the decision to broadcast the 2018 World Cup “a historic step,” that confirms the status of the Arabic language and the respect that Israel has for it, as Arabs amount to 20 percent of the country’s population. The FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15. The matches will take place at 12 venues in 11 cities […]

FIFA, Twitter ‘In Panic’ as English Team May Boycott 2018 World Cup

Twitter has been abuzz with the public’s reaction to the growing tensions. According to The Week, on Sky News’ Twitter poll, 44% of the 7,300 voters were saying that World Cup boycott would “achieve nothing.”

BBC Film About Russian Hooligans Aimed to ‘Scare UK Fans Away From World Cup’

“This is a propaganda piece aimed at discrediting Russia, Russian football, and the World Cup in particular, to prevent as many British fans as possible from traveling to the World Cup. There is no other purpose. When there are no facts, any means will do. They are not averse to anything. The BBC has repeatedly shown its so-called objectivity toward Russia,” Markin told R-Sport.

Vietnam suspends national team call-up as World Cup Asian qualifiers delayed again

“With the aim of protecting the health and safety of all participants, FIFA and the AFC will continue to work together to closely monitor the situation in the region and to identify new dates for the respective qualifying matches,” the statement said.

Spain National Team to Use Training Base in Krasnodar During FIFA 2018 World Cup

Russia will host its first FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15, 2018. The matches will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi. The opening match between the national teams of Russia and Saudi Arabia will take place on June 14 at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

Russian FM: UK Using Skripal Case to Undermine Soccer World Cup in Russia

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that Russia was “highly likely” responsible for suspected poisoning of Skripal, who reportedly also served as an agent for the UK secret intelligence service MI6. May said that the substance, used in the poisoning of Skripal, was identified as a military-grade nerve agent of the so-called Novichok group developed in Russia. Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova […]