Englandfans are expecting to accumulate the air miles and take an extensive hit to their bank balances to accompany their side at the FIFA World Cup, but lean a thought for the most faithful of Uruguay devotees, who must make the longest trip for their icebreaker.
England have been drawn in Group G of the June-July tournament in Russia and will play in Volgograd Arena against Tunisia on June 18, Nizhny Novgorod against Panama on June 24 and finally Kaliningrad with Belgium on June 28, before fans can even acknowledge a Round of 16 encounter in either Moscow or Rostov.
Peru and Uruguay fans will spend around five times more time travelling throughout the event analyzed to their correspondents from World Champions Germany expecting to spend around seven hours in the air. “England fans are acclaimed for their bizarre support at events, and even across the boundless distances between Russiancities the die-hard football fans will be there, following the Three Lions,” Football Supporters’ Federation’s chief executive Kevin Miles said in a statement.
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Approximately, England fans in Russia will cope up to ask locals for directions, having overlooked to learn the language, with 95 percent of defendants saying they had practiced only few words or none at all for their trip.