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Broadcast of the match of 1/8 final of the world championship between Russia and Spain on the Ukrainian TV channel “inter” was the most popular among all broadcasts since the start of the tournament. About it reports TASS.
“July 1, main event of the day was broadcast on the TV channel “inter” match between Russia and Spain. This game not only became the best event of the resurrection, but also collected the highest proportion among all broadcasts since the start of the world Cup”, — said the Ukrainian TV channel.
The match in Ukraine has seen 4.4 million people.
On 1 July the Russian team for the first time in history made it to the 1/4 finals of the world Cup. Thanks to the saves of Igor Akinfeev, the Russians defeated the Spaniards in the post-match penalty series with the score 4:3.
In February, the national public broadcasting company of Ukraine refused to broadcast matches of the 2018 world Cup. However, in may 2018, the TV channel “inter” announced that it will broadcast in Ukraine matches of the tournament.
Video, photo All from Russia.