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The Proposed Stadiums For Russia 2018 Look Like Something From A Futuristic Sci-Fi Film

Mikey Traynor
By Mikey Traynor
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The controvertial selection of Russia as the host nation for the 2018 World Cup ruffled a few feathers amongst FIFA assosciations, namely the English FA, but the competition will go ahead regardless and photos of the proposed stadiums to host the group matches have recently surfaced.

Some of the stadiums such as the Luzhniki stadium and Fisht Olympic Stadium are already built, but others look like something straight out of a futuristic utopia where robots live and interact with human beings. Whether these stadiums will be ready for Russia 2018 remains to be seen.

Have a look for yourself.

Luzhniki Stadium - Moscow - 81,000 capacity

New Zenit Arena - St. Petersburg - 70,000 capacity

Fisht Olympic Stadium - Sochi - 48,000 capacity

Rotor Arena - Volgograd - 45,000 capacity


Baltic Arena - Kaliningrad - 45,000 capacity

Kazan Arena - Kazan - 45,000 capacity


Sinara Arena - Yekaterinburg - 44,000


Otkritie Arena - Moscow - 44,000 capacity

Stadion w Rostowie - Rostov-on-Don - 43,000 capacity

Stadion Samara - Samara - 44,000 capacity


Stadion Yubileyniy Saransk - Saransk - 44,000 capacity

Stadion Nizhny Novgorod - Nizhny Novgorod - 45,000 capacity

Stadion Szynnika Yaroslavl - Yaroslavl - 45,000 capacity


VTB Arena - Moscow - 27,000 capacity

via r/soccer.

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