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 familiar with Russia or if you are updated with all things new about the said country, then for sure, you know that it is surrounded by various kinds of major stories and big news. And because we want you to know about things concerning Russia and the event it will host which is FIFA World Cup, we will share to you few of the obstacles that people are wary about before the start of the game.
For those of you out there who love the game of football, for sure, you already know about the situation regarding the two World Cups in the past which were hosted by South Africa and Brazil wherein they are marred by controversy due to the building of the stadiums and how there are plans of using these stadiums right after the event was finished. When it comes to Russia, the host for next year’s FIFA World Cup tournament, they are trying to learn a thing or two from the past mistakes done by Brazil and South Africa when they hosted the said sporting event and it seems that the twelve stadiums prepared for the said event are either done or almost completed. 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.