Croatian President Plans To Witness FIFA World Cup Final Match

Croatian president plans to witness FIFA World Cup final match

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic intends to attend the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15 to see her national football team playing against the French team, a source in the Croatian president's office told TASS on Thursday.

MOSCOW, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 12th Jul, 2018 ) :Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic intends to attend the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15 to see her national football team playing against the French team, a source in the Croatian president's office told TASS on Thursday.

"President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic plans to be present at the final match of the World Cup," the source said.

Team Croatia paired France for the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a 2-1 win over England in the overtime period of the semifinals match at the Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital of Moscow on Wednesday.

The president already attended two matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. She was present during the Last 16 Croatia-Denmark match on July 1 in the City of Nizhny Novgorod, where she was sitting in a regular section with other Croatian football fans.

French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse Brigitte are also expected to be attending the final match of the quadrennial football championship in Moscow this Sunday.

The French national football team defeated Belgium 1-0 in the semifinal match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, played on Tuesday night in Russia's Saint Petersburg, to become the first team to vie for the much-coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy this year.

The match for the bronze of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played in St. Petersburg on July 14 between the national football teams of Belgium and England. The game kicks off at 5:00 p.m. local time (14:00 GMT).

Russia is staging its first-ever FIFA World Cup, which kicked off in Moscow with a remarkable opening show at Luzhniki Stadium on the evening of June 14.

The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

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