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It’s time for the last of the pre-match formalities: We’re just a coin-toss and a shrill blast of Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana’s whistle away from the start of World Cup 2018. Brace yourselves …
And now, the national anthem of Russia
Written by Barry Glendenning
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2018/jun/14/russia-saudi-arabia-world-cup-2018-live under the title “Russia v Saudi Arabia: the World Cup opening match – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.