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Know More About The Obstacles That Russia Faces In The Upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018

Only less than a year more to go before Russia hosts one of the biggest sporting events ever played in the planet which is the FIFA World Cup, this is now the perfect time for us to discuss some of the challenges that may come the way of every team who will face Russia in the said tournament. If you are wondering why we are saying this to you, well, that is due to the fact that Russia is known for being a country that is not far away from all sorts of big news and stories. In order for you to be updated when it comes to the latest happenings regarding the preparations for FIFA World Cup 2018, we present to you this article containing several of the obstacles people are afraid of before the very first kick off.

When you happen to be huge fan of the game to the point that you keep yourself in touch with the news and storied circling around one of the biggest sporting event in the world, we are sure that you know about the controversy that marred the previous World Cups which were held in Brazil and South Africa, with regards to the conditions of building the stadiums and how there are plans of continuing its usage even after the event has ended. On the side for Russia, which will be hosting the FIFA World Cup next year, they seem to be trying to learn from the mistakes of the past which were done by its previous hosts, and news has it that the twelve stadiums that we built or renovated just to suit the standard and the requirement of the sporting event are now completed or almost done. But then again, the efforts of Russia to make the sporting event a successful one are clouded by questions regarding the conditions faced by the workers contracted for the preparation.

With so much negative publicity about Russia especially in western media outlets, it is to be expected to have a charm offensive that will give the football fans the best experience they can ever have. One of the move taken by Russia is to ensure the fans good experience is to have all the people involved in the preparation for the event be able to speak in English hence, they have the front-line volunteers, the police and even the paramedics take English lessons, not to mention they also offer free travel for those ticket holders in between stadiums. However, as we all know, Russia is one of the countries around the world that is not used to having tons of people coming and going all at once. In addition to that, Russian football has oftentimes been the center of controversy for racism and this is something that even a prominent anti-racism campaigner like Dr Moshe Kantor have spoken out against.

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