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Russia: Samara gears up for World Cup 201801:02

Russia: Samara gears up for World Cup 2018

Russian Federation, Samara
November 22, 2017 at 23:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

Preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 were well underway in the city of Samara, situated on the east bank of the Volga River, footage released on Wednesday shows. The most prominent city of the Volga region was chosen to host four matches of the tournament’s group stage, as well as the round of the last 16 and the quarter-final. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup for the first time between June 14 to July 15 2018, welcoming international superstars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the countries' 12 stadiums.

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Preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 were well underway in the city of Samara, situated on the east bank of the Volga River, footage released on Wednesday shows. The most prominent city of the Volga region was chosen to host four matches of the tournament’s group stage, as well as the round of the last 16 and the quarter-final. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup for the first time between June 14 to July 15 2018, welcoming international superstars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the countries' 12 stadiums.

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