Moscow to celebrate 1000 days until World Cup 2018

Official countdown clock will be unveiled at the Manezhnaya Square, an interactive fan park will open on Red Square
04 September 2015
Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS
Moscow to celebrate 1000 days until World Cup 2018

Fans will celebrate 1000 days until the World Cup 2018 18 September. Sporting and entertainment events will be held downtown, and everyone will be able to participate.

A representative of the Russia 2018 Organising Committee said: “On the morning of 18 September the special clock at Manezhnaya Square will begin countdown until the start of the 21 World Cup, 14 June 2018 at the Luzhniki Stadium. This will be followed by a football tournament among youth teams (16 y/o and under). Teams from Russia and winners of the last three world cups (Italy, Spain and Germany) will participate”.

An interactive World Cup 2018 fan park will also open 18 September at the Red Square. Avid fans will be able to ask international football stars for an autograph and even train with them.