Infantino: FIFA receives all guarantees from Russian government in preparation for 2018 World Cup

Share 01 June 2016
Mikhail Japaridze/TASS
FIFA President Gianni Infantino

The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) received all the guarantees from the Russian government in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup FIFA, according to FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

“The economic situation will not affect the preparations for the World Cup. We have received all the guarantees from the government. On the contrary, the World Cup and the Confederations Cup help to boost the economy of Russia because the eyes of the world will be on Russia and Russia can shine to the whole world,” he said.

The 2018 World Cup will be held place from June 14 to July 15 at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Kaliningrad, Ekaterinburg, Saransk, Volgograd and Rostov-on-Don.