Matryoshka dolls are one of Russia’s most recognizable symbols, and the traditional tourist favorites now seem to have captured the hearts of Brazilian players’ kids who are at the World Cup with their famous dads.
A lot of famous faces will be on display throughout the World Cup but not all of them will be on the pitch, as a host of the world’s most famous models, singers and film stars descend on Russia to cheer on their other halves.
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov has been honored in the form of a pizza topping after the World Cup hosts put in a tasty performance in their 5-0 opening game trouncing of Saudi Arabia last week.
Jose Mourinho says that Russia and Egypt are both significantly weaker than Uruguay, and stronger than Saudi Arabia, making their clash on Tuesday the decider for a runner-up spot in Group A.
Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul, speaking after his side lost 2-1 to England at Volgograd Arena thanks to two Harry Kane goals, has said that Russia 2018 is one of the best tournaments he has attended.
England captain Harry Kane has admitted that the Russian dolls that have popped up in his image in Russia 'make me look chubby.'
A dramatic injury-time winner from Spurs striker Harry Kane claimed three points for England in their opening World Cup match against Tunisia, to ease English concerns about them making another poor start at a major tournament.
The Three Lions endured an “awful” second half, but three points from their opening match against Tunisia will allow the team to relax and experiment over the next two group games at the World Cup, says RT’s Peter Schmeichel.
England claimed an opening game World Cup victory after a double from captain Harry Kane gave them a 2-1 win against Tunisia in Volgograd.
Footage from aboard the Saudi team plane traveling to Rostov for their World Cup match appeared to show fire coming out of the engine. The Russian Airlines Airbus jet has landed safely at its planned destination.
England fans arriving in Volgograd for their World Cup game versus Tunisia on Monday were met by swarms of tiny flying midges, in the absence of the dreaded gangs of bloodthirsty Russian hooligans promised by the UK press.
Several fans at the Germany-Mexico game on Sunday expressed their political preferences at Luzhniki Stadium with a banner featuring Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
It was the bust that spawned a thousand memes, but it has now disappeared into obscurity. That’s right, the Cristiano Ronaldo sculpture at Madeira Islands airport is no more.
World football governing body FIFA has launched an investigation into alleged homophobic chants used by Mexico fans during their World Cup match versus Germany on Sunday.