MOSCOW, June 1 (Sputnik) - The Football Park, a festival traveling around the Russian cities that will host this summer's FIFA World Cup, will open in Kaliningrad on Saturday and will work through Sunday.
According to the organizers, the festival will comprise numerous activities, including autograph sessions and master classes of foreign and Russian football stars, as well as taking photos with the World Cup’s official mascot, Zabivaka the Wolf.
A match between FIFA and Russia legends will be held at the Football Park on Sunday. The game will feature the likes of Brazil's two-time World Cup winner Cafu and former Portugal striker Nuno Gomes, with the likes of goalkeeper Ruslan Nigmatullin and former Celta midfielder Aleksandr Mostovoi playing for the Russian team.
The legends match will be followed by a game between Russian and Brazilian bloggers.
Kaliningrad is the tenth city to welcome the Football Park, which has already been held in Sochi, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, Saransk, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and St. Petersburg.
Russia will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup for the first time from June 14 to July 15, with the games set to be held in a total of 11 cities. The 35,000-seater Kaliningrad Stadium is set to host four group-stage matches, including a game between England and Belgium on June 28.