Vice – Premier of the government of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko “English” has given guarantees to the International football Federation (FIFA) that the stadium in St. Petersburg will be ready in time and will host matches of the Confederations Cup 2017.
“I gave them all the guarantees, said “I am guaranteed,” said Mutko told reporters.
The matches of the Confederations Cup 2017 will be held in four cities – Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.
Recently, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Vitaly Mutko on his birthday, quoting a phrase from his famous speech on the FIFA Executive Committee when Russia chose as the mistress of the world championship 20018. Then the Minister started the speech with the words “years mi SPIK from may HART”.
“Happy birthday , Vitaly! New er era fo ze vold began,” wrote the Prime Minister in comments to the greeting in the official government account in Instagram .
And President Vladimir Putin on the birthday of the Minister of sports Mutko gave a tutorial in English.
Vice Prime Minister also commented on the construction of the arena in Samara. According to him, the construction of the stadium, which will host world Cup matches in 2018, should be included in the schedule by February next year.
FIFA representatives will visit in April 2017, the stadium in Sochi, in July – Kaliningrad, and then Volgograd.