News Karnataka
Tuesday, April 16 2024

Football legends to be present at World Cup final draw

Photo Credit :

Moscow: Football legends, including Diego Maradona, Brazil’s Cafu and Italy’s Fabio Cannavaro will be draw assistants at the final draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup set for December 1 in Moscow, FIFA said in a statement on Tuesday.

“Laurent Blanc, Gordon Banks, Cafu, Fabio Cannavaro, Diego Forlan, Diego Maradona and Carles Puyol will be the footballing royalty assisting draw conductor Gary Lineker, who will also be supported by Russian journalist Maria Komandnaya, at Moscow’s State Kremlin Palace. Together with trophy bearer Miroslav Klose, they will represent the eight FIFA World Cup-winning nations,” the statement reads.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018. The matches will take place in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, and Sochi, reports Xinhua.

A total of 32 national football teams will participate in the World Cup.

Share this:
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp