World Cup 2018: Russian President Meets FIFA Boss

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday met with FIFA chief Gianni Infantino in Moscow to discuss preparation works for the upcoming World Cup.

Russia will host the World Cup, in 11 cities from June 14 to July 15.

The country has been building and modernising facilities in preparation for the tournament, with a budget of about 11 billion dollars.

Kremlin Spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said “Russia will continue preparations as works are in top gear in readiness for the world football championship.

“President Putin and Infantino have very kind and personally constructive relations.

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