Culture | No China or US in World Cup – but their 'fans' are booking out Moscow

No China or US in World Cup – but their ‘fans’ are booking out Moscow

With tickets for next year's World Cup coming on sale in batches, the Russian capital is already 60% fully booked – and the biggest buyers are from two nations that haven't even qualified

November 15, 2017 7:38 PM (UTC+8)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, holds the FIFA World Cup trophy with one hand  during a ceremony at the Luzhniki stadium in  Moscow on September 9, 2017. Photo: AFP / Mladen Antonov
Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, holds the FIFA World Cup trophy with one hand during a ceremony at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on September 9, 2017. Photo: AFP / Mladen Antonov
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