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Russia: Muscovites test Russia's latest national instrument for WC 2018 – the musical spoons!02:01

Russia: Muscovites test Russia's latest national instrument for WC 2018 – the musical spoons!

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 18, 2017 at 18:38 GMT -00:00 · Published

Football fans had an opportunity to test Russia’s new favourite musical instrument, the ‘Spoons of Victory’, in Moscow, Saturday, as the utensils become part of the official fan merchandise for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The instrument features two spoons which are bonded together to make them easier to hold. The instrument’s initiator Rustam Nugmanov explained that he first got the idea when Russia was chosen to host the World Cup. “Then I thought, what can Russia offer as a musical instrument for fans?” he said.

“So an idea appeared to bond spoons with any additional element. In this case, this element is V-shaped that resembles a victory sign and is also symbolic," Nugmanov added.

Other legendary memorabilia from previous World Cups include instruments such as the vuvuzelas, which were introduced to the world during the 2010 World Cup.

Russia: Muscovites test Russia's latest national instrument for WC 2018 – the musical spoons!02:01
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Football fans had an opportunity to test Russia’s new favourite musical instrument, the ‘Spoons of Victory’, in Moscow, Saturday, as the utensils become part of the official fan merchandise for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The instrument features two spoons which are bonded together to make them easier to hold. The instrument’s initiator Rustam Nugmanov explained that he first got the idea when Russia was chosen to host the World Cup. “Then I thought, what can Russia offer as a musical instrument for fans?” he said.

“So an idea appeared to bond spoons with any additional element. In this case, this element is V-shaped that resembles a victory sign and is also symbolic," Nugmanov added.

Other legendary memorabilia from previous World Cups include instruments such as the vuvuzelas, which were introduced to the world during the 2010 World Cup.

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