Most of the tickets went to the Russian fans, among the leaders of Colombia, Brazil, Germany and the United States
– In matches of world football championship-2018 distributed more than 1 million 300 thousand, the press service of the International football Federation (FIFA).
“Distributed 1 million 303 thousand 616 tickets for the 2018 world Cup, sales will resume on Tuesday”, – stated in the message of FIFA, arrived in “Interfax” on Monday.
Most of the tickets went to the Russian fans (832 197 thousand). Among the ten leaders on the number of tickets also included Colombia (33 048 thousand tickets), Brazil (24 thousand 656 tickets), Peru (21 946 thousand tickets), Germany (21 639 thousand tickets), USA (20 thousand 347 tickets), Mexico (18 of 155 thousand tickets), Australia (15 906 thousand tickets), Argentina (15 214 thousand tickets), England (14 890 thousand tickets) and Poland (13 686 thousand tickets). Foreign fans within the culminating stage of the sales by random draw distributed 65% of the tickets.
“The huge demand for tickets both in Russia and abroad suggests that the tournament look forward to in the world,” – said the Secretary General of FIFA Fatma Samura.
The final matches of the tournament will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don.
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