Assistant Governor of the Sverdlovsk region in the city of Nekaterinburg، Sergei Shevendt، said he expected FIFA President Gianni Infantino to attend Egypt-Uruguay match at the Yekaterinburg Arena tomorrow.
"We expect FIFA President Gianni Infantino to attend the first game، I think by the evening it will be very clear. He promised to attend all matches in every city، we expect his visit in tomorrow's game،" he said.
The opening match of the World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia is set to begin at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow، while the national team will face Uruguay tomorrow at the Yekaterinburg stadium.
Noteworthy، The 2018 Fifa World Cup gets under way on Thursday، when hosts Russia face Saudi Arabia following an opening ceremony at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium، according to BBC.
Football's showpiece event features 32 teams، including holders Germany، competing in 64 games over 32 days.
The 21st edition will be played in 12 stadiums، across 11 cities، spread over 1،800 miles.