Russia’s Kerzhakov, French Desailly named ambassadors of 2018 FIFA Globe Cup’s Fan Holiday from march's blog

MOSCOW, November twenty nine. /TASS/. Former defender of French national football team Marcel Desailly and Russia’s former national striker Alexander Kerzhakov had been named on Wednesday the ambassadors of the Fan Fest system of the 2018 FIFA World Cup within Russia.

FIFA Movie director of Marketing Services Jean-Francois Pathy stated at the presentation ceremony of the ambassadors which FIFA expected about five million people at the Fan Holiday zones in all of 11 hosting cities across Russia.

The actual Fan Fest "became the core section of the celebrations of the Globe Cup and the good way to interact with fans and offer a platform for everyone to have fun, " Pathy stated. "We had an effective launch of this system in Germany (in 2006) and had similar success in Southern Africa (in 2010) and in Brazil (in 2014). "

"All of these three Globe Cups engaged thirty million people at the Fan Fests and at the 2018 FIFA World Cup we expect at least 5 million people to be at the Fan Holiday, " the FIFA official added.

FIFA World Cups tend to be held once within four years and the demand for tickets to see matches of the world’s best national teams often exceeds the supply.

However , football fans both from all over the world it's still able to feel the FIFA atmosphere in Russia if they miss a chance buying match tickets to see the video games at stadiums, because they will be offered to see matches at locations called FIFA Enthusiast Fest.

The FIFA Fan Fest is a place outside of the FIFA World Cup stadium to watch FIFA World Cup fits.

According to FIFA, "They will be set up in each of the 11 Host Cities so football fans from all over the world may celebrate together, cost free, in a truly FIFA World Cup atmosphere.

Desailly, 49, stated addressing a news conference in Moscow he was more than glad to serve as an ambassador for your Fan Fest system during the World Cup in Russia.

"It is a pleasure for me personally to come back to Russia, because I have been here a couple of times, " Desailly said. "I am really pleased to view the excitement that Russia has for this Globe Cup. "

In response to a statement created by one of the journalists which ambassadors "will have to work hard at the Enthusiast Fest to satisfy everyone" Desailly said "I can tell you this is not work for me and this is actual pleasure being a section of the Fan Fest Festival. "

"I have seen the game as a football player and it was my Fifa 18 Player Auction coins profession, inch he said. "Now I am out of the video game and I am going to enjoy it with people… I really want to share your competitors with them, to mix with them. "

Portugal's Ronaldo was the only real FIFA ambassador at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and this year the organizers decided to name 2 ambassadors to promote FIFA Fan Fest within Russia.

After successfully hosting the FIFA Confederations Cup this summer, Russia is now within full-swing preparations in order to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The country selected eleven host cities to become the venues for your matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

The actual matches of the 2018 World Cup will be held between June 14 and July 15 at twelve stadiums located in the 11 mentioned above cities across Russia. 2 of the stadiums are located in the Russian funds.

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