Know More About The Obstacles That Russia Faces In The Upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018
With less than a year to go before Russia will host one of the biggest sporting events in the planet, the being faced by the said event. 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. 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
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. On the side for Russia, which will be hosting the FIFA World Cup next year, they seem to be trying to learn from the mistakes of the past which were done by its previous hosts, and news has it that the twelve stadiums that we built or renovated just to suit the standard and the requirement of the sporting event are now completed or almost done. However, questions have been raised with regards to the conditions faced by the workers who are hired to make the necessary preparations.
With so much negative publicity about Russia especially in western media outlets, it is to be expected to have a charm offensive that will give the football fans the best experience they can ever have. At present, the government of Russia have all front-line volunteers, police and paramedics to take English lessons so that they can be more accommodating to the tourists and they offer free travel to those who have their own tickets from one stadium to another. But then again, we all know that Russia is one of the countries across the globe that is not used to having a huge volume of foreign visitors to visit their country all at once. In addition to that, Russian football has oftentimes been the center of controversy for racism and this is something that even a prominent anti-racism campaigner like Dr Moshe Kantor have spoken out against.