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Damascus, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Huge screens were placed in different squares in Damascus and other Syrian provinces so that fans can enjoy the matches of the Soccer 2018 World Cup.

Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) More than two million foreign fans have arrived in this country, although, judging by the 579,000 capacities of 12 stadiums in competition, the number can increase during the Soccer World Cup.

Sochi, Russia, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva admitted today his preference to win the Russian World Cup this year to the Golden Ball.

La Paz, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales said in Russia that soccer is not only passion, it is the integration of the peoples, media stress today.

Sochi, Russia, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian star Neymar da Silva expressed his confidence in a possible rematch of his national team against Germany in the World Cup in Russia, starting today.

Moscow, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian midfielder Yuri Gazinski scored the first goal of the 2018 World Soccer Cup with a touch of his head at the 12th minute of the first half of the match between his national team and Saudi Arabia.

London, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) England is considering a bid to host the World Cup in 2030 after the support received by Aleksander Ceferin, president of the Union of European Football Associations, local press indicated today.

Ostrava, Czech Republic, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban male long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría ratified his formidable shape here today at the Athletics Meeting in Ostrava by winning the long jump competition with 8.66 metres.

Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated today his country, Mexico and Canada on winning the venue for the 2026 World Cup.

Rome, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis has today sent friendly greetings to players and organizers of the World Football Cup Russia 2018 that will open tomorrow with the match of the home team against Saudi Arabia.

Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The book ''Lifting up the Cup: Soccer World Cup'' Figures'' by Cuban journalist Lemay Padron Oliveros was presented here today at the sports cafe ''El rincon del Voli'' located in this capital.