FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia vs Saudi Arabia - Russian fans rejoice

Russian fans welcomed FIFA World Cup 2018 with open arms as their team defeated Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opener.

Jun 15, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

Russian fans welcomed FIFA World Cup 2018 with open arms as their team defeated Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opener.

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Russia defeated Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the FIFA World Cup 2018 opening match at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. (IANS Photo)

 

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Russian fans came out to support their team in big numbers. The Russian team got an entry into the World Cup because Russia is hosting the tournament. (Reuters Photo)

 

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Each goal was celebrated with loud cheers by Russian fans - both inside the stadium and elsewhere in the country. (Reuters Photo)

 

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Many fans were seen gathered in public locations in several cities. (Reuters Photo)

 

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The result of the Group A match helped Russia get three points which would be crucial as it has strong teams like Egypt and Uruguay to fend off. (Reuters Photo)

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