The 1,000-day countdown to the beginning of the FIFA World Cup™ might, for some, be nothing more than an enjoyable target. But that was most certainly not the case for those gathered by the walls of the Kremlin in central Moscow today. Russia 2018 Footballers are very excited for this World Cap. In the very spirit of the Russian capital, fans were taking pleasure from the environment of the festival of football in which Russia will be engrossed three years from now.
Russia 2018 Footballers
Could you visualize yourself with playing football in a playing field in the center of Red Square? Even those competing in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will not have the possibility to play in this world well-known, attractive site, which has so much historical importance for over 800 years. Today, though, U16s representing teams from Italy, Spain and Germany – the three last World Cup winners – and hosts Russia giving this rarest of chances, one they will no doubt memorize for the rest of their lives.
Italy captain Giorgio Losa said
“We already took a team photograph, but I will also take more personal photos later today.To play on the country’s central square is a great hon our. To be frank, when I learned that we were going to play here, it felt incredible.”
Fans were also very excited today at the presence of some of the most eminent figures from world football. The long line of followers of all ages did not faze the stars who had been invited to the occasion, particularly former Russia captain Alexey Smertin, and also representatives of the three last World Cup-winning nations: Germany legend Lothar Matthaus, former Italy defender Gianluca Zambrotta and Spain icon Fernando Hierro. In spite of the appreciation revealed for these world game, local fans were no less keen to welcome Russian team players both earlier period and present period. As 2018 FIFA World Cup representative Igor Akinfeev, Alexander Kokorin, VladimirGabulov and Alexander Kerzhakov.
We are for all time euphoric and contented to observe guests and promise to arrange grand celebration in Russia, which will make great history in the world of sport and football.
Vladimir Putin is a great Russian President, He said in life via video screen with
Russia 2018 LocalOrganising Committee Chairman Vitaly Mutko said:
“We’ve gathered in the very center of the Russian capital for this symbolic start of the countdown to the World Cup. Just 1000days now separate us from this remarkable event, and I am sure this time will fly. We are always happy to see guests and promise to organize grand celebrations in Russia, which will make history in the world of sport and football.”
Having seen football stars of the past and future, fans then moved on to neighbouringManezhnaya Square, where a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle awaited them. After the DJ had excited crowds and the official speeches been made,
hundreds of red and gold balloons were released into the sky. The group caught
their first glance of the wonderfully designed countdown clock, which can now be relied on to show the days left until kick-off of the 2018 World Cup.
For an even better taste of the World Cup atmosphere, fans could also enjoy theFootball Park, a huge pavilion laid out beneath the walls of the Kremlin. There, they rushed to line up for a photo with the FIFA World Cup Winner’s Trophy, the very one that will be raised to the sky by the winning captain in 2018.
“If somebody in my childhood or even just ten years ago would tell me that Russia would host the World Cup I would have believed it,” said 55-year old Vladimir Leschen ko,proudly clutching an
autograph signed by Matthaus. “I am proud of my country, and I can’t wait to show the whole planet that we are capable of welcoming the world. The WorldCup is like a comet. It arrives and leaves quickly and I will not see it again in Russia during my lifetime.”
There were a lot of visitors who want to enjoy the learning about the history of World Cup mascots and balls. Thanks to
current technology, they were immediately transported to any of the 2018 World Cup
host cities. Some made souvenir accreditations with their name on while others had
their photo taken in a classic Russian winter hat with conventional ear flaps.
But the football still held its own. After turning around
The exhibition area, visitors headed back out to the playing field where they could get pleasure from watching Matthaus, Hierro and Smertin playing with the youngsters in the warm Moscow air, and find out the winners of the worldwide tournament. Gold medals went, in the end, to Spain, who perform sturdily in a 42 final win over hosts Russia. Italy and Germany, who lost in semi-finals – 5 2 to Russia and 2-0 toSpain correspondingly – played out an entertaining third-place match which ended 8-4 for the Germans.
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter said
“What could be better than to mark 1,000 days to the start of the World Cup with talented young players infamous Red Square?Russia, the host cities, and FIFA have been working together to prepare a successful tournament in 2018 when fans from all over the planet will come together in the world’s biggest country for the 21st global showpiece. Given the current level of preparations, we are fully confident that Russia will prove to be an excellent host both for the teams and the fans.”
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