September 25, 2021 7:28 pm
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Two-time Olympic ice hockey champion Vyacheslav Fetisov responded to the proposal of Russian President Vladimir Putin conduct in Russia is another world champion in football, reports “Sport-Express”…
Fetisov said that Russia is ready to host the world championship, as well as to host that our country has the experience of the tournament.
“At least carry it out tomorrow. You don’t need to invent anything, everything has been worked out. You do not need to obtain a visa. We are ahead of the rest of the world, ”said Fetisov.
Recall that Russia hosted the world championship in 2018. The French national team became the world champions, having beaten Croatia with the score 4: 2.
The Russian national team, led by Stanislav Cherchesov, advanced to the quarter-finals, where they lost to the Croats in a penalty shootout. In the group stage, Russia beat Saudi Arabia (5: 0) and Egypt (3: 1), and also lost to Uruguay (0: 3). In the first round of the playoffs, Russia sensationally beat Spain in a penalty shootout.
The world championships have been held since 1930 every four years. The championship was not held in 1942 and 1946 due to the Second World War. In 2022, the world championship will be held in Qatar, in 2026 – in the USA, Canada and Mexico.