MOSCOW, June 14. /TASS/. The President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov told TASS that he was impressed with the opening match of the world Cup between the national teams of Russia and Saudi Arabia, and called it magnificent.

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The Russian team defeated the team of Saudi Arabia in the match of the 2018 world Cup

Thursday Bibilov has arrived in Moscow to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“The game Russia – Saudi Arabia – I’m impressed! 5:0 – this is a very beautiful account. I wish the Russian team played out better yet, feeling confident in their abilities and showed a similar result in the next match. And the match in General is great!” – said Bibilov.

The President noted that she was impressed not only match, but also the opening ceremony of the championship, which was “very spectacular, beautiful and powerful.”

It takes place from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia . The opening ceremony took place on Thursday at the Luzhniki stadium before the opening match of the tournament between the national teams of the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, which ended with the score 5:0 in favor of the Russian team. In the next match the Russian team will play against the team of Egypt. The meeting will be held June 19 in Saint-Petersburg (21:00 GMT).