Above 10 thousand fans visited 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup

17 July, 2018, 11:21 228
Above 10 thousand fans visited 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup

Totally over 3 million viewers watched Mundial's games at Russian stadiums.

More than 10 thousand Kazakhstanis arrived in Russia to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup, BNews.kz correspondent informs.

In word of Kazakhstan diplomats 11 cities of Russia hosted matches of the World Football Championship. More than 10 thousand fans came from Kazakhstan, who officially received the fan's passport.

Generally, more than 3 million spectators visited the World Cup 2018. Earlier, the milestone of 3 million spectators was overcome in tournaments in 1994 (3.59 million), 2006 (3.36), 2010 (3.18) and 2014 (3.43).

It should be noted Russia hosted the World Cup for the first time in history. The tournament which was held from June 14 to July 15covered eleven cities: Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi.

The Embassy of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation added that the Mundial 2018 was one of the best in the history.

It's no secret that the fans and guests of the championship will return home with pleasant memories for many years about their stay in Russia. The Football World Cup in Russia has become one of the best in the history. The mundial surpassed all expectations. Russia was able to perfectly organize not only the operational headquarters for ensuring security during the championship, but also all the necessary work to hold such a large-scale event. In addition, the final match was an excellent point for the World Cup in Russia, which many have already described as the best in recent years. France and Croatia scored six goals and delighted the audience with a spectacular football," the statement reads.

To recap the winner of the world championship in Russia was the team of France, which in the finals beat Croatia with a score of 4: 2.