Watch teams training for the FIFA World Cup 2018 - In pics

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is set to begin on June 14, with hosts Russia taking on Saudia Arabia in the opening match at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. The newly renovated Luzhniki Stadium will accommodate 80,000 spectators. The teams are up and practicing for the month-long tournament.   

Jun 13, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
France's players attend a training session
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France Coach Didier Deschamps will look to make the most out of skillful players like Paul Pogba, Samuel Umtiti, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. (Souce: IANS)  

Belgium's coach Roberto Martinez at a training session.
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Belgium, third in the FIFA rankings, will go into the World Cup as favourites in the Group G. Coach Roberto Martinez's side will look to extend their 19-match unbeaten run when they face Panama in their Group G opener on Monday. (Source: Reuters) 

 Robert Lewandowski attending a training session
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Poland's Robert Lewandowski (2nd L) attends a training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This is Poland's first World Cup appearance in 12-years. Poland is set to face Senegal in their World Cup opener at the Spartak Stadium, Moscow. (Source: IANS)

Saudi Arabia's players warm-up
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Saudi Arabia's players warm-up for a training session at the Petrovsky Stadium, St. Petersburg. Having lost three friendly matches in a row, Saudi Arabia will look to kick-off their campaign on a positive note. (Source: Reuters) 

Russian Football team training
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Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov speaks with the players during a training session. Hosts Russia is placed in Group A, alongside Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Russia, being the host, had automatically qualified for the world cup. ( Source: Reuters) 

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