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In Kazan will draw graffiti in honor of the captain of the Croatian football to help defeat the Russian team. About it at hardware meeting the mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin, reports TASS.
He stressed that the city is already painted graffiti portraits of striker Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentine striker Lionel the Messiah and the Brazilian Neymar, and all three teams “unlucky” at the world Cup.
“So today, wishing victory of the Russian team, we begin to draw Croatia’s captain [Luka] modrić. I hope this good tradition will continue and our team will win,” said Metshin.
The mayor of Kazan stressed that graffiti portraits of football stars, which is shared in social networks and the players themselves, contribute to the growth of tourist attractiveness of the city.
The Russians will play against Croatia on 7 July in Sochi at the stadium “fischt.” The match starts at 21:00 Moscow time.
On 6 July the national team of Belgium in Kazan team beat Brazil in the quarterfinal match of the world Cup with the score 2:1. In the first half, the Belgians scored twice (Fernandinho and Kevin De Bruyne), one ball, the Brazilians fought off in the 76th minute (Renato Augusto).
30 Jun Argentina had lost to the French in the match of 1/8 final of the world championship with the score 3:4. In the “albiceleste” distinguished angel Di Maria, Gabriel Mercado and Sergio Aguero. The French goals were scored by Antoine Griezmann, Benjamin Pavard and Kilian Mbappe who scored twice.
On the same day, the Portuguese team lost to Uruguay with the score 2:1. In the composition of the Uruguayans a brace by striker Edinson Cavani, who distinguished themselves in the 7th and 62nd minute. For the Portuguese scored by defender Pepe.
The team of Uruguay lost to France in the match of 1/4 of the world Cup.
The world Cup in Russia will last until July 15.
Video, photo All from Russia.