Thousands of Britons are happy to have splurged on tickets to Russia


Photo: Irina Kalashnikova / RIA Novosti

Despite the rising ticket prices, more than ten thousand English fans planning to attend the semifinal match of the 2018 world Cup, which will play the teams of England and Croatia. Reported by the Daily Mail.

The fans on the eve of the semifinal match booked all the tickets for direct flights to Moscow, their value began with 1.2 thousand pounds (100 thousand rubles). Tickets for the stadium is also almost gone. The ticket price for the match was from a half to 11 thousand pounds (from 125 to 920 thousand).

“We are very happy to come because we were hoping that the team can reach the semi-finals. I hope we can stay here longer. In case of failure, go home, I have already booked tickets to six in the morning” — leads the publication the words of one of the fans.

Some fans will have to travel to Moscow with transfers: the longest road passes through Helsinki, Lisbon and Kiev and takes about a day.

On 7 July, the England team defeated the team of Sweden with the score 2:0 in the quarter finals for the first time in 28 years made it to the semifinals of the world Cup. Rival England in the semi-final was Croatia on penalties to beat the team of Russia. The meeting will take place in “Luzhniki” on July 11 and will start at 21:00 Moscow time.

The 2018 world Cup will end on July 15.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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