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Some 25,000 Mexican football fans expected in Russia for World Cup

IANS  |  Moscow 

Some 25,000 football fans from are expected to come to this summer for matches of the World Cup, Mexican to Norma Bertha Pensado said on Wednesday.

"A number of people interested in football is on the rise in At the same time we should mention that gains popularity as the venue for Mexican tourists," the news agency quoted the as saying.

"Last year about 2,000 of my compatriots came here for the (2017 FIFA) Confederations Cup and it was definitely a positive experience for all of them," she said.

"Of course those, who already visited Russia, started promoting the idea of visiting this country, therefore, according to our estimations, about 25,000 Mexican football fans are expected to come for the World Cup," added.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 20:58 IST