How Londoners celebrated the culmination of the World Cup 2018

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On Sunday, the Moscow’s "Luzhniki" stadium hosted the final of the XXI World Cup. In the dramatic final game France defeated Croatia 4:2 and became the winner of the world championship for the second time in the history of the tournament.

In the course of five weeks of this fantastic football championship “Russia’s World Cup 2018 Fan’s House” based at the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in London accepted more than 3000 visitors.

Representatives of the Russian Embassy in the UK, Rossotrudnichestvo, Westminster Russia Forum and organizations of compatriots attended the closing ceremony of the World Cup 2018 in London. The results of the World Cup 2018 were presented in the course of the event.

“Russia’s World Cup 2018 Fan’s House” is designed to dispel stereotypes and increase motivation for studying and visiting Russia. People of the UK had the opportunity not only to watch football, but also to see Russia not from the usual political angle. Rather, residents of the UK learned about the Russian life, the country’s rich culture and new tourist destinations.


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