What Are the Biggest Challenges Facing Russia For The FIFA World Cup 2018
Only less than a year more to go before Russia hosts one of the biggest sporting events ever played in the planet which is the FIFA World Cup, this is now the perfect time for us to discuss some of the challenges that may come the way of every team who will face Russia in the said tournament. If you are wondering why we are saying this to you, well, that is due to the fact that Russia is known for being a country that is not far away from all sorts of big news and stories. In this article, what we will be doing is that we will list down some of the greatest challenges that the country may face which people are so concerned about even prior the first kick-off
When you happen to be huge fan of the game to the point that you keep yourself in touch with the news and storied circling around one of the biggest sporting event in the world, we are sure that you know about the controversy that marred the previous World Cups which were held in Brazil and South Africa, with regards to the conditions of building the stadiums and how there are plans of continuing its usage even after the event has ended. As for Russia that will host the 2018 tournament, it seems that it trying to learn from the mistakes of the two past host countries, and the twelve stadiums that they are building just for the said event are now either completed or already close to completion. Here now comes the questions of many who are wondering about the conditions or the situations faced by the workers.
Russia is just one of the countries across the globe that has so many negative publicity in the western media outlet and this kind of thing may trigger the government to make a move to make sure that the fans will have the best possible experience they can have. One of the move taken by Russia is to ensure the fans good experience is to have all the people involved in the preparation for the event be able to speak in English hence, they have the front-line volunteers, the police and even the paramedics take English lessons, not to mention they also offer free travel for those ticket holders in between stadiums. Yet, as what many of us know, Russia is not a country that, though they are not secluded, is not used to having large volumes of individuals coming and going. Not to mention the fact that Russian football has often been marred with controversy regarding racism, something that even the prominent anti-racism campaigners such as Dr Moshe Kantor have spoken out against, and yes, this is quite a concern for many, fans at most.
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