The football fanatics can start planning and bidding on their favourite as the biggest tournament is just round the corner. Scheduled from June 14 to July 15 next year, FIFA recently unveiled its official poster and its inspired from the posters from the Constructivism-era of the Soviet Union. For the 2018 issue of the Official Poster of Football World Cup, the renowned Russian artist Igor Gurovich has chosen the legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin as a central figure of his work, making it more noticeable.
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura has recently said, “The Official Poster of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is a true reflection of Russia’s artistic and football heritage, and we are very proud of this beautiful landmark asset that portrays such an important icon and celebrates the coming tournament on Russian soil.”
These World Cup Posters have long been considered a genuine work of art that has drawn interest from fanatics, collectors of football memorabilia, members of the artistic community and fans from all over the world. Chairman of the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee, Vitaly Mutko has said, “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.”
Nevertheless, football fans are totally fanboying over this latest poster of FIFA world cup 2018. All the eyes will be on the defending Champions Germany who managed to win the last world cup in 2014 against Argentina in Brazil.