FIDE President congratulates the Russia national football team on a convincing victory

"The Russian team started confidently in the world championship. Stanislav Cherchesov’s players left no chance to the team of Saudi Arabia, and won 5-0. Congratulations to our guys on the victory!

I congratulate fans of the world with the start of the World Cup in Russia. I am confident that it will be held at the highest level and will give an unforgettable experience to everyone! I congratulate compatriots on the bright victory in the opening match! Well done!" Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said to the reporter of kirsan.today.

The head of FIDE wished Russian football players further victories at the World Cup.