The 32 teams that qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation will not just be battling it out for prestige, honour and the chance to win that famous 18 carat gold trophy in the final. Led by Romanian Head Coach Mircea Lucescu, Turkey won two, lost one and finished two more friendlies with a draw, while the Russian national squad, managed by Head Coach Stanislav Cherchesov, lost four games and finished one with a draw.
"Even if the treatment is non-surgical, return to full training will take at least about six weeks", team doctor Jacek Jaroszewski said in a news conference. We've compiled them all for you.
The Gulf state is making its first World Cup appearance since 2006 and also face Egypt and Uruguay in Group A.
He added that Russia's supporters were disappointed with the team's performances and would be happy if the team did well at the World Cup.
Grouping 32 nations, the World Cup concludes in Moscow on July 15. Turkey failed to clear the qualifying stage to play in the much-anticipated quadrennial global football event.
"I think we can say that Russian Federation is 100 percent ready and the whole world will actually see it when we kickoff on June 14 with Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia in the Luzhniki Stadium", Infantino said in a video interview. Brazil is the only country to have competed in every World Cup game.
World Cup broadcasters including Fox, Telemundo, the BBC, ARD, NHK, Kwesé, Televisa and Latina Televisión will be using YouTube to air World Cup highlights, and live coverage of games will be shown in markets where YouTube TV is available.