Argentina’s Nestor Pitana has been assigned as the referee for the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Сборная России по футболу and Saudi Arabia on Thursday 14 June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Neymar Jr. was back in training on Tuesday to give Confederação Brasileira de Futebol a big boost ahead of the FIFA World Cup. The PSG - Paris Saint-Germain forward has been sidelined since February after having surgery on his right foot but spent an hour training on the main pitch at Brazil’s training ground
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The forward experienced the joy of winning the FIFA World Cup with Nazionale Italiana di Calcio at Spain 1982, where he sensationally scored six goals in seven matches, an achievement that guaranteed him the adidas Golden Ball and adidas Golden Boot.
International Friendlies involving Russia 2018-bound sides:
Korea Republic 2-0 Honduras
Nigeria 1-1 Congo DR
Turkey 2-1 IR Iran
Italy 2-1 Saudi Arabia
Portugal 2-2 Tunisia
France 2-0 Republic of Ireland