Russia's Hosting of FIFA Tournaments Reignites World Cup Hopes

June 15, 2017 01:02 AM
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Russia's role as host of FIFA's (International Federation of Association Footballs') Confederations Cup from June 17 to July 2 and the World Cup championship in 2018 is reigniting hopes for Russian football (soccer). The last time Russia made the world's top four was 1966, when it was part of the Soviet Union. VOA's Daniel Schearf spoke with one of the few living players from that game and has this report from Moscow.