On 1 December in the Kremlin the draw of the FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held. A list of football stars of past years, who will take part in the solemn ceremony, is published.
According to the press office of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the event will be hosted by Gary Lineker, and a journalist Maria Commandnaya will help him in this. Also announced the participation of Laurent Blanc, Gordon Banks, Fabio Cannavaro, Cafu, Diego Maradona, Carles Puyol and Diego Forlan. Miroslav Klose will put the World Cup on the stage. The participation of Nikita Simonyan was announced in advance.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino on his own admitted that from now on, the real anticipation of the upcoming tournament will begin, the expectation of which will be increasingly unbearable.
«And on this day we always remember those who created the history of the tournament, I am very glad that the wonderful team of assistants at the final draw ceremony included the Legends of FIFA representing all the countries-winners of the World Cup,» he added.
The tournament itself will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15.