The General Director of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” Alexei Sorokin

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MOSCOW, 3 Oct. /TASS/. The football Park will take place on red square in Moscow for the period of the world Cup 2018. This was stated by General Director of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” Alexei Sorokin at the joint meeting of the Council under RF President on development of physical culture and sports and the Supervisory Board of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018”.

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“For the period of the world championship on red square it is planned to organize a football Park, which will become a significant addition to the tournament,” – said Sorokin .

The CEO of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” noted that the international broadcast centre world Cup will be located in the Moscow exhibition center “Crocus Expo”. “It will provide TV broadcasting of matches all over the world. From 1 December this year, will begin the equipment of his temporary infrastructure. Financial burden this project will fall on the budget of the city of Moscow”, – said Sorokin.

World Cup matches will be held from 14 June to 15 July in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-don, Yekaterinburg, Sochi, Kaliningrad, Volgograd and Saransk.