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MOSCOW, March 8. /TASS/. The world Cup, which will be held in Russia in 2018, will be held at the highest level. This opinion was expressed by the double world champion with the Brazil team Cafu, whose words the press service of the International football Federation (FIFA).
“I can already see how much attention is paid in Russia preparing for the world Cup so I am sure that it will be held at the highest level,’ said Cafu. The chances of winning are all teams that will fall on him. I hope Brazil’s chances will be especially good.”
The Brazilian Cafu will attend the event “100 days to confederations Cup” in St.-Petersburg
Cafu arrived in Saint Petersburg to participate in a celebratory event “100 days to confederations Cup”, which will take place on 9 March. The winner of the Champions League, the Italian “Milan” shared his impressions of the city on the Neva .
“It’s always a great pleasure to be here, I really like the amazing historic atmosphere of St. Petersburg. For me, it was not possible to walk around the city as it is today, so wanted to return, and the dream came true. Of course, the contrast with Brazil, the weather is huge – there is now +40. But don’t worry, I’m still very nice here,” said Cafu.
In addition, 46-year-old Brazilian has suggested that in the final match of the forthcoming FIFA confederations Cup will play teams of Russia and Germany. “The experience of Brazil I can say that the confederations Cup is a very important test before the world Cup. This is an opportunity to tune up a team, motivate the players and win this tournament inspires faith in the team. Of course, Russia has all the chances as the hosts, I think we are waiting for the final Germany – Russia,” said Cafu.
The matches of the confederations Cup will take Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi. The tournament will be held June 17 – July 2, 2017. The 2018 world Cup will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, Saint – Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg, Saransk, Volgograd and Rostov – on-don.
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