It features an image of Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin. Schedule Launching of a 1,000 days countdown in Moscow The full schedule was announced by fifa on (without kick-off times, which were confirmed later). English pop singer Robbie Williams then performedtwo songs before he and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina performed a duet while other performers emerged, dressed in the flags of all 32 teams and carrying a sign bearing the name of each nation. 85 The biggest item of federal spending was the aviation infrastructure (117.8 billion rubles). The stadium is a home arena to its namesake FC Spartak Moscow. 36 For players named in the 35-player preliminary squad, there was a mandatory rest period between 21 and, except for those involved in the 2018 uefa Champions League Final played on 26 May. The last facility commissioned was a waste treatment station in Volgograd. For the first time since 1982, no African team progressed to the second round. 57 The final choice of host cities was announced on 29 September 2012.