FIFA 2018 World Cup Poster Evokes Soviet Era

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The 2018 World Cup will take place in Russia, and the official FIFA poster evokes the Constructivism era of the Soviet Union. The designer is Igor Gurovich and the poster features legendary Soviet Union goalkeeper Lev Yashin whose career spans four World Cups.  The Russia 2018 organizing committee states: “It was very important for us to portray Russia as the Host Country in the Official Poster… That’s why we chose Lev Yashin, a symbol of Russian football, as the main figure. I’m sure that the poster will become one of the most memorable symbols of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and that fans and participants alike will approve of it.”