Finally, the much talked about and anticipated World Cup is here and Russia is abuzz as the participating World’s Football Teams all have arrived to give us the thrills and spectacles that we all have been waiting for.
Luzhniki Stadium Moscow is the venue for the opening Match between hosts, Russia and Saudi Arabia, 4pm Nigerian Time. The games would run from June 14th till July 15th 2018.
32 Teams will be contesting for the highly sought after Golden Trophy; 14 from Europe, 5 from Asian Confederation, 5 from South America, 3 from North America and 5 from Africa.
12 Stadiums across 11 of Russia’s Cities are to host all 64 Matches displaying to fans the biggest tournaments in World Cup History as 736 Players do battles for the World’s most coveted Football Honor.
Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Kaliningrad, Nhizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Ekaterinburg and Saransk.
Some of the biggest names in Football such as Brazilian Neymar, France’s Kylian Mbappe, Argentina’s Angel Di Maria and Gonzalo Higuain, James Rodriguez from Colombia and other Players who complete Top 10 Richest Footballers in Russia for the World Cup
As the games kick off today, having spent a significant sum, Russia is set to reap some huge Economic dividends with Travel, Hospitality, Tourism, Food and Accommodation Sectors experiencing a high level of patronage with 1.5 million expected visitors.