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President Vladimir Putin has shared his impressions of Russia’s world Cup. About it reports TASS.
“We can be proud of how we organized this tournament. We did this for our fans and for Russian sports, for all sports lovers around the world. And we have succeeded in all aspects of this great event”, he said.
Responding to a question about whether he managed to see the atmosphere at the fan zone on Nikolskaya street and red square in Moscow, Putin said that it was “evident even from the Windows of the Kremlin.” He lamented the fact that directly dive into the atmosphere, he could not, “although, of course, aware of everything that happened.”
Putin thanked all involved — from fans to volunteers — for “that relation which they inhaled during this event. Fans are emotional, but as it turned out, it is also very responsible people. I was surprised,” said the President.
Earlier, on 15 July, the French team became the world champion. Team won over Croatia in the final match of the world Cup with the score 4:2.
Video, photo All from Russia.