Aleksey Sorokin: Confederations Cup 2017 final is beautiful in terms of organisation

According to the Local Organising Committee Russia 2018 CEO, the game turned out to be interesting and full of emotions
03 July

The FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 final went according to plan. This opinion was expressed by the Local Organising Committee Russia 2018 Aleksey Sorokin.

The decisive game of the tournament, in which the German team defeated the Chilean team (1 - 0), took place on July 2 at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

"The wonderful experience, the match itself, the award ceremony, the fireworks show - everything went according to plan. The match turned out vivid, interesting, full of spirit, sometimes overflowing with emotions," Sorokin shared his impressions.

The game was visited by football legends - Argentinian Diego Maradona and Brazilian Ronaldo. "They really liked it, they were under very good impression. They thanked the organisers," said the Local Organising Committee CEO.

Matches of the tournament, which took place from June 17 to July 2, were held in four cities: Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Sochi and Kazan.