Today at the Konstantinovsky Palace Saint Petersburg preliminary draw ceremony for the World Cup 2018.
The ceremony brought together nearly 3000 guests from all over the world, among them athletes, representatives of show business, politics. Russian President Vladimir Putin also visited this important country and world sports event. At the ceremony, statements were made by the singer Polina Gagarina sdirizherom, Valery Gergiev and the Abkhaz opera diva Hibla Gerzmava with soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre Vasiliy Gerelpo performed the song "podmoskovnye vechera" in Opera version. Leading provisional draw steel showman Dmitriy Shepelev and supermodel Natalia Vodianova.
The draw for the Oceania Confederation qualifying tournament held Russian footballer Aleksei Smertin. Also the players participated in the drawing of lots Rinaa Dasaev, Brazilian Ronaldo, the footballer Alexander Kerzhakov, three-time Champions League winner Cameroonian Samuel Eto'o and former Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro, Diego Forlan, Oliver Bierhoff, Predrag Rajkovic, the captain of Portugal Beach soccer Madjer has.
We remind that the Championship will be held in summer 2018 year 8 June to 8 July.