FIFA President Giovanni Infantino says that just over a week before the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is absolutely ready to host the tournament.
"I am really looking forward to these matches, to seeing the ball in the game and the emotions of the fans - it's the best sight in the world! I think that just over a week before the tournament kicks off we can say for sure that Russia is 100 percent ready to host it. The whole world will see what a hospitable country Russia is, how well everything is organized. We are in for unforgettable emotions!" Infantino said as quoted by FIFA media service.
The FIFA World Cup will take place between June 14 and July 15 at 12 stadiums across 11 Russian cities, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, and Sochi.