Ildar Abdrazakov performed in Kremlin at final draw of FIFA World Cup
UFA, 4 December 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Elmira Sabirova/.
The world famous bass, our fellow countryman Ildar Abdrazakov performed in the Kremlin at the final draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Also on this day the People's Artist of Russia Larisa Dolina and singer Alsu pleased the public with their singing.
Following the draw the Russian national team will play against Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay.
In the summer of 2018, Russia will host the FIFA World Cup for the first time in its history.
The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin delivered a welcome address to the audience. The Head of State noted that "the upcoming World Cup will be a powerful factor in the development of this sport both in the Russian regions and throughout the world, above all, among the youth.
And we will do everything to make it a grandiose sports event, but the main thing to unite even more the big and friendly international football family, for which sport, friendship and honest competition are the most important values that are not subject to any current conjuncture".
32 best football teams of the world will take part in the championship, matches will be held in 11 cities of Russia.