Football fans filled with excitement as World Cup kicks off

Friday, 2018-06-15 11:08:50
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NDO – Nhan Dan correspondents in Russia, Nam Dong and Que Anh, came to Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest near Luzhniki Olympic Stadium on June 14 for the opening day of the 2018 World Cup, to capture the intense excitement of tens of thousands of football fans from around the world who flocked to Russia on the occasion.

Tens of thousands of football fans from around the world flocked to Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest on the opening day of the 2018 World Cup

All family members join the football festival’s kick-off

Two football fans from Peru

Football supporters from Russia and Egypt pose for a joint photo

Two young Vietnamese men holding a national flag

People waiting for the opening ceremony

People listening to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s opening speech at the 2018 World Cup, which was broadcast live on an outdoor screen

An air of excitement also filled the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, where Ambassador Ngo Duc Manh joined the embassy staff to watch the opening ceremony and the first match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Embassy staff taking a group photo under a banner to welcome the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Nam Dong - Que Anh