5/5/2018 10:43:59 PM (GMT+3)

Infantino, Putin collect World Cup FAN IDs

Infantino, Putin collect World Cup FAN IDs

SOCHI, Russia: FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Russian President Vladimir Putin collected their 2018 FIFA World Cup FAN IDs here.

FAN IDs, which will be required along with match tickets at all matches, will provide fans with visa-free entry to Russia along with free use of public transport between and within the World Cup host cities.

Infantino and Putin picked up theirs ahead of participating in a meeting of the Supervisory Board of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee, and they joined in declaring Russia’s readiness to host the upcoming global showpiece.

The pair also visited Sochi's Fisht Stadium, which will host four group-stage matches, a Round of 16 tie and a quarterfinal.