In Moscow began the ceremony for the draw for the group stage of the world Cup, which will take place in 2018 in Russia.
In addition to the 30 coaches of teams participating in the tournament room are the leaders of FIFA and the famous players — Samuel Eto’o, Marco van Basten, Ronaldinho, Peter Schmeichel, Pele (he arrived to the ceremony in a wheelchair).
The ceremony was attended by President of Russia Vladimir Putin
Conduct the ceremony will be legendary England forward Gary Lineker and Russian Maria Team. They help the stars of world football Nikita Simonyan, Laurent Blanc, Gordon banks, Fernando Hierro, Fabio Cannavaro, Cafu, Diego Maradona, Carles Puyol, Diego Forlan.
All participants of the draw are divided into four pots in accordance with the FIFA ranking (with the exception of Russia, included in the first basket as a team-owner).
The first basket: Russia, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France.
Second basket: Spain, Peru, Switzerland, England, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Croatia.
The third basket: Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Iran.
Fourth basket: Serbia, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, South Korea, Saudi Arabia.
The ceremony began with the speech of Vladimir Putin, promised that Russia will host the tournament at the highest level.
The head of FIFA, Gianni Infantino thanked the President of Russia announced the beginning of the ceremony.
Miroslav Klose brought to the stage a world Cup.