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[Photos] Russia welcomes Tunisia, Morocco and other teams for the World Cup

[Photos] Russia welcomes Tunisia, Morocco and other teams for the World Cup


With less than three days to the opening match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, many teams are making their way to their respective camps in the host country.

From Africa, the Egyptian Pharaohs and the Tunisian Eagles have arrived in Russia, joining other teams including France, Croatia, Brazil and Iceland among others.


Christiano Ronaldo’s Portugal side arrived in Russia on Saturday, ready to make yet another attempt at winning their maiden World Cup trophy. Portugal face 2010 world champions Spain, African side Morocco and Iran in Group B.


Iceland who are playing their first World Cup are already training in Russia, ready to take on Lionel Messi’s Argentina, Croatia and three time African champions Nigeria.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia who will be playing against hosts Russia in the World Cup’s opening game on Thursday have also arrived. They will be the first Asian team to play in a World Cup opening game. Completing Group A are Mohamed Salah’s Egypt and South American nation, Uruguay.


Australia, who will be taking on 1998 world champions France, Peru and Denmark in Group C have also touched down in Russia.


Five time world champions Brazil, who are regarded by many as 2018 World Cup favorites, arrived in Russia on Sunday night.

Brazil play Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.

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Tunisia who begin the ir campaign against England on June 18, are now settling in at their Moscow Base camp.

The World Cup kicks off on Thursday and you can follow all the latest news, results and coverage of the World Cup on our dedicated page dubbed ‘Mondial 2018’.

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