YOUNG AMBASSADORS OF THE FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP PROGRAMME TOOK PART IN THE FIFA WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY
Moscow, June 15, 2018. – Yesterday the Young Ambassadors of the Gazprom International Children`s social programme Football for Friendship visited the FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium. During the Opening ceremony that preceded the first match of the Championship between national teams of Russia and Saudi Arabia, the young sportsmen of the Football for Friendship from all the continents solemnly raised the flags their countries, participating in the programme this year. The flags of 211 states and regions rose up on the stadium`s tribunes during the song Angels performed by the famous British singer Robbie Williams and the Russian opera singer Aida Garifullina.
After the opening ceremony the Young Ambassadors of football and friendship with great pleasure supported the game of the national teams of Russia and Saudi Arabia, that ended by the brilliant victory of the host country of the Championship with the score 5:0.