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2018 FIFA World Cup  – News – FIFA President discusses 2018 legacy and sustainable growth of football during visit to Russia

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2018 FIFA World Cup™  - News - FIFA President discusses 2018 legacy and sustainable growth of football during visit to Russia

  • President Infantino met with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin on the Kremlin
  • Russia will host the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, kicking off on 19 August

FIFA President Gianni Infantino famous the impression of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on football and its place in society during a visit to the nation, the place he additionally mentioned ongoing methods for the event of the game with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin. The assembly additionally offered the chance to talk about the preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Back in Moscow three years after the World Cup, President Infantino (pictured above assembly the Russian Federation President in 2019) commented on the larger attain of the game in Russia after internet hosting such a scintillating event and that it now affords an excellent stronger platform for boys and women throughout the nation to develop their involvement within the recreation.

“Russia is a very proud footballing nation and captured the hearts of many more fans in 2018,” mentioned President Infantino. “Thank you to the President of the Russian Federation and of the Football Union of Russia not just for persevering with to endorse football’s foundations for fulfillment but in addition utilizing the facility of football to promote range on and across the pitch.

“Russia and the Russian individuals left an especially optimistic impression in everybody’s thoughts after the event. This is definitely an enduring legacy of the World Cup held right here three years in the past.”

Russia would be the focus of international consideration as soon as once more in August, when internet hosting the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup™ for the primary time.

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