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World Cup 2018 Kicks Off With a Spark at the FIFA Fan Fest 2018

Moscow opened the first week of the FIFA World Cup with a festival and concert inaugurating its Fan Fest Zone, where thousands of football fans are expected to watch matches from June 14 to July 15. The grand opening was attended by current and former football players - and included the trophy itself.  

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