According to Bloomberg, the international football Federation wants to get from the domestic state channels $ 120 million for the showing of matches, which is three times the amount they paid for the broadcast of the 2014 world Cup held in Brazil.
In turn the TV channels refused to pay the amount claimed. The rights to broadcast the matches of the confederations Cup 2017, too, was not sold, reports “Russian conversation”.
According to the publication, a joint proposal of Russian TV channels was rejected by FIFA. However, the negotiations are not yet completed.
After the terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg, representatives of the International football Federation expressed full confidence in the authorities of the Russian Federation, where next year’s world Championships t-shirt, also expressed condolences to the families of all those killed and injured in the explosion .
As previously reported, “Russian conversation”, Maria Zakharova called isolated calls for Germany to boycott the 2018 world Cup part of a big anti-Russian campaign, which began with a BBC documentary about the national football fans.