Independent: Russia spent billions to host the World Cup, so why is it still so bad at football?

Independent: Russia spent billions to host the World Cup, so why is it still so bad at football?

KyivPost

Russia has spent eight years and the best part of 700 billion rubles getting everything ready for this World Cup, bending everything their way, building a tournament to show the world what modern Russia can achieve, standing proudly by itself. But when Stanislav Cherchesov’s team kick off against...