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World Cup 2018 witnesses huge demand in tourism from Vietnam

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As published by the Vietnam News Agency, regardless of tour prices to Russia getting higher than usual during World Cup 2018, the visitor market is still thriving at Hanoi travel companies as many fans have already registered to purchase tours packages, interested for an opportunity to witness live matches between their favorite teams from the stand.
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Twitter erupted at a funny image of Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shaking hands after Russia's first World Cup goal

Twitter erupted at a funny image of Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shaking hands after Russia's first World Cup goal

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The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
After Russia scored the first goal of the tournament, president Vladimir Putin gave Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman a shrug and a handshake that was captured by cameras.
Twitter was quick to react to the interaction, imagining the possible conversations surrounding the handshake.
The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with Russia beating Saudi Arabia, 5-0, in the opening match.
While the rest of the tournament will be filled with iconic and memorable moments...
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Qatar Airways Celebrates Official Kickoff Of The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Qatar Airways Celebrates Official Kickoff Of The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

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As the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, Qatar Airways is celebrating the kickoff of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia TM by bringing football fans from around the world to Russia to watch one of the most highly-anticipated events on the global sports calendar.
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An opera singer, a middle finger, and Putin's speech: All the best photos from the 2018 World Cup opening ceremony

An opera singer, a middle finger, and Putin's speech: All the best photos from the 2018 World Cup opening ceremony

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The waiting is over - the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has finally begun.
On Thursday, English pop singer Robbie Williams and Russian opera singer Aida Garifullina joined forces to deliver a memorable three-song concert ahead of the tournament's opening match between host country Russia and Group A opponents Saudi Arabia.
The opening ceremony had everything - from gymnastics and pyrotechnics to Williams giving the FOX TV camera the middle finger.
Russian president Vladimir Putin even delivered a speech.
Check out all the best, most mesmerising, and controversial photographs from the...
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Russia spent billions on the most expensive World Cup ever - take a tour of the stunning stadiums

Russia spent billions on the most expensive World Cup ever - take a tour of the stunning stadiums

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The 2018 World Cup has officially kicked off. Soccer teams from Saudi Arabia and Russia - the tournament's host country - play the first match Thursday morning.
In preparation for the games, Russia has devoted more than $2.8 billion toward building and updating 12 massive stadiums across 11 cities. The arenas pay tribute to traditional Russian architecture - characterized by sculptural fixtures - while also nodding to Putin-era building design , which have sharp angles and flamboyant patterns.
Take a tour below: In addition to the $2.8 billion on the 2018 World Cup Stadiums, Russia...
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Robbie Williams gave the world the middle finger during World Cup opening ceremony

Robbie Williams gave the world the middle finger during World Cup opening ceremony

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The 2018 World Cup kicked off in Russia on Thursday with the opening ceremony, and entertainer Robbie Williams had an interesting message for the world.
Williams performed a few songs to kick off the tournament. During a pause in one song, and while standing near the sideline, the Englishman looked into one of the cameras and gave the world the middle finger.
Here is the moment captured by Fox. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: NFL cheerleaders reveal the best and worst parts of their job See Also: World Cup 2018: The 11 cities across Russia that will host the...
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How fans around the world plan to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup

How fans around the world plan to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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A quarter of internet users worldwide plan to watch the World Cup digitally, according to data from a June 2018 Ipsos report.
Almost half of internet users in China are planning to watch online, as are 45% in India and 44% in Saudi Arabia.
Fans will be able to watch games in real time through social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook.
In Latin America, fans can stream all of the matches live from a mobile app on their smartphones, and watch them in virtual reality .
FIFA will enhance the digital experience by allowing viewers to follow a match live in VR...
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