President of the international Federation of football Gianni Infantino visited Russia. During his visit, he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
During the meeting, they visited the reconstructed stadium "Luzhniki", and also opened the next round of the world Cup FIFA 2018.
Vladimir Putin in his speech assured the FIFA President that all the preparatory work in football stadiums involved in World Cup 2018, are on schedule, they provided full funding.
In response to Putin's speech the FIFA President was delighted with the professionalism and efficient work of specialists in the stadiums and the Russian side as a whole. He commended the pace of work, quality and excellent results.
The FIFA President said that their organization is fully satisfied with preparations for the 2018 World Cup. Gianni Infantino said that with the approach of world Cup adrenaline soaring. He hopes that joint efforts will be able to raise a wave of emotions for football all over the world to a new level.