You Do Not Need A Visa To Enter Russia During The FIFA World Cup 2018:- 13 Sizzling Facts Are Here

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The ambassadors of the World Cup promote sports and healthy lifestyle and promote the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The ambassadors of the World Cup promote sports and healthy lifestyle and promote the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Often, the fans (and probably the coaches, too), have wished for one more substitution in a football match rather than just three. Especially if there’s an injury after the three substitutions are over or the match goes into extra-time.
The wish will be fulfilled at this year’s World Cup. It comes with a rider, though—the substitute will only be allowed during extra-time. The new substitution rule and the controversial video assistant referee (VAR) are some of the highlights of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

  1. 2 December 2010 in Russia, for the first time in its history, was granted the right to host the FIFA World Cup. The finals of the tournament will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018.
  2. 32 teams will take part in the competition. Russia and 13 national teams would represent European zone (Russia was automatically qualified for the Championship as the host country), five national teams from African zone, and ten from Asia and South America, and three from North American zone. Another two tournament tickets will be decided in playoffs

    The logo fever
    The logo fever
  3. The FIFA Cup matches will be held in 11 cities.
  4. No visa to travel to Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018? Don’t worry! You do not need a visa to enter Russia during the tournament. There will be a Fan-ID—the special permit available to holders of World Cup tickets—which will act as an entry and exit visa to and from Russia. But you will need other documents such as proof of ticket purchase and other documents as agreed to by the FIFA.
  5. No visa to travel to Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018? Don’t worry! You do not need a visa to enter Russia during the tournament. There will be a Fan-ID—the special permit available to holders of World Cup tickets—which will act as an entry and exit visa to and from Russia. But you will need other documents such as proof of ticket purchase and other documents as agreed to by the FIFA.
  6. Zimbabwe was supposed to make its World Cup debut in Russia, but the FIFA expelled them from the competition because the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) failed to pay former coach José Claudinei a severance fee within the time granted by the FIFA. Ouch!

    Russia FIFA World Cup 2018
    Russia FIFA World Cup 2018
  7. The matches of Confederation Cup will be held on the stadiums of four cities. Kazan and Sochi will host semi-finals, Spartak Stadium in Moscow will host the semi-final for the third-place match, and Saint Petersburg will host the first semi-final and final match of the cup.
  8. In October 2014, the FIFA unveiled the brand identity of the World Cup and its official emblem, designed in a form of the principal trophy – the world cup. The principal theme of the World Cup Russia is a dream and the cosmic outer space exploration, enlivened with folk motives featuring Firebirds, Matryoshkas and folk patterns.
  9. Wolf Zabivaka™ designed by student Ekaterina Bocharova won the right to be the 2018 World Cup mascot. The main symbol of the tournament was chosen via online voting.
  10. Volunteers will be assisting in the process of managing and hosting the FIFA World Cup and the Confederations Cup. They will receive special training for 20 functional directions. The organizers plan to include over 5 thousand people for hosting the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and about 15 thousand people in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. About 20 thousand volunteers will take part in the program entitled City Volunteers.
  11. The 2018 FIFA World Cup and each host city will be represented by elected ambassadors – famous people who were either born in those cities or are somehow related to them. The ambassadors of the World Cup promote sports and healthy lifestyle and promote the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  12. Apart from football matches, guests will also be able to visit FIFA Fan Fests – special events organized by FIFA. These are officially dedicated areas to watch Confederations Cup 2017 matches, where everyone unable to come to the stadium is welcome to join the fun. This is the perfect way to safely and conveniently watch live coverage of the games between the best teams in the world.

    Football fever
    Football Fever
  13. Racism has reared its ugly head time and again during football matches in Russia, including the friendly in March between France and the host country at St Petersburg. To counter it, FIFA had implemented an anti-discrimination monitoring system at the World Cup qualifiers, monitoring all 871 matches and deploying trained observers at 177 of those. In the main draw, too, three anti-discrimination match observers will be present at the stadium for each of the 64 matches. They will support the security guards and provide evidence for investigations into incidents of racial discrimination. Referees will also have the right to stop or abandon a game in case of racist incidents.

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