Finally, Russia win against New Zealand by 2-0. The win for Putin to open the Confederations Cup, is it What Vladimir Putin wants? In Fact, the Russian president made it a national priority to win hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup in a fierce FIFA bidding contest 7 years before.
At 17 Jine on Saturday, Russia marched on toward hosting football’s biggest party. When the game kicked off in the $750 million new stadium in Putin’s native St. Petersburg, it was full with football lovers. In this way, Fifa 2018’s test run has started in hosting country russia.
In this opening game of the tournament Russia’s players duly delivered a victory their head of state had all but demanded this week by beating a poor New Zealand team 2-0. The President Putin even got to meet Pele at half time, they had great a time together then with spectators.