Fans from around the globe will be arriving in soon for the FIFA World Cup. Many of you will be visiting Russia for the first time.
We asked former Сборная России по футболу striker and U17 Head Coach Aleksandr Kerzhakov, alongside some Russian football fans, to show us why they love their country.
We'll have more news soon on transport info, FIFA Fan Fests & other info you'll find helpful. Are you heading to Russia this summer #WeLiveFootball
DID YOU KNOW
5⃣ fathers have coached their sons at the FIFA World Cup:
Ondino Viera & Milton Viera (, 1966)
Cesare Maldini & Paolo Maldini (, 1998)
Zlatko Kranjcar & Niko Kranjcar (, 2006)
Ilija Petkovic & Dusan Petkovic (, 2006)
Vladimir Weiss & Vladimir Weiss (, 2010)
Bob Bradley & Michael Bradley (, 2010)
"If nothing strange happens, this World Cup will be my last participation with the Spanish national team."
Will Andrés Iniesta end his Selección Española de Fútbol (SeFutbol) career on a high at Russia 2018 How far do you think Spain will go
(Quote via Onda Cero)
A quiet month in international football has produced a largely unchanged FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with FIFA World Cup holders Germany still on top
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days, players | Lothar Matthäus
The Germany Football Team - Die Mannschaft legend made 25 appearances at the FIFA World Cup, an all-time record. He played in every edition between 1982 and 1998, captaining his team to victory in the 1990 World Cup.
days, players | Mario Kempes
The 1978 FIFA World Cup brought a first title for hosts AFA - Selección Argentina. The star of the tournament was Mario Kempes, whose six goals – including two in the Final – saw him earn the adidas Golden Boot as the competition’s top scorer.