ROSTOV-ON-DON, July 21. /TASS/. The statue of the mascot of FIFA world Cup 2018 wolf Zabivki installed in the Park. The October Revolution in Rostov-on-don. About it from a place of events the correspondent of TASS.

The height of the whole structure is 3.8 m, weight – about 200 kg, the pedestal is equipped with led backlight. Next week there would be a second mascot. The first piece is located at the main stage, the second will take place at the Ferris wheel. The cost of manufacturing and installation of the pieces is about 1 million rubles, the funds allocated by private investors.


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“In the city a lot of the symbolism of the world Cup, but we are still only in the beginning. One of the important events – the opening of this sculpture, when individuals of their investments to promote the world Cup. We have instructed the Governor to the end of the year the city was decorated to such an extent that each point was a reminder of the imminent world Cup. In addition to Rostov – na-Donu this applies to two more cities of Azov and Taganrog, where the database will host the teams,” – said the Minister of sports of the Rostov region Samvel Arakelyan.

The matches of the 2018 world Cup will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, Saint – Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don. “Rostov-arena” will host four group stage games, as well as meeting the 1/8 finals.

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