Only less than a year more to go before Russia hosts one of the biggest sporting events ever played in the planet which is the FIFA World Cup, this is now the perfect time for us to discuss some of the challenges that may come the way of every team who will face Russia in the said tournament. If you are wondering why we are saying this to you, well, that is due to the fact that Russia is known for being a country that is not far away from all sorts of big news and stories. In order for you to be updated when it comes to the latest happenings regarding the preparations for FIFA World Cup 2018, we present to you this article containing several of the obstacles people are afraid of before the very first kick off.
When you happen to be huge fan of the game to the point that you keep yourself in touch with the news and storied circling around one of the biggest sporting event in the world, we are sure that you know about the controversy that marred the previous World Cups which were held in Brazil and South Africa, with regards to the conditions of building the stadiums and how there are plans of continuing its usage even after the event has ended. As for Russia that will host the 2018 tournament, it seems that it trying to learn from the mistakes of the two past host countries, and the twelve stadiums that they are building just for the said event are now either completed or already close to completion. However, questions have been raised with regards to the conditions faced by the workers who are hired to make the necessary preparations.
With so much negative publicity about Russia especially in western media outlets, it is to be expected to have a charm offensive that will give the football fans the best experience they can ever have. One of the move taken by Russia is to ensure the fans good experience is to have all the people involved in the preparation for the event be able to speak in English hence, they have the front-line volunteers, the police and even the paramedics take English lessons, not to mention they also offer free travel for those ticket holders in between stadiums. Yet, as what many of us know, Russia is not a country that, though they are not secluded, is not used to having large volumes of individuals coming and going. And also, there goes the fact that Russian football has frequently been tainted with controversy regarding racism, something that even Dr Moshe Kantor, a prominent anti-racism campaigner has raised out, and truly, this is quite troubling for fans.