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One of the stadiums for the 2018 World Cup in Russia is absolutely mental

The Ekaterinburg Arena in Urals, which will be used in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, has a temporary stand which sits outside the ground

Spare a thought for fans of any team in Group A, C, H or F in the 2018 World Cup.

The Ekaterinburg Arena in Urals, set to host five games during the tournament, is one of the most bizarre stadiums we’ve ever seen.

Construction of the 35,000-seater has finished, but you wouldn’t know it if you walked past.


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Good view?

A temporary stand has been included but it sits outside of the stadium.

So while you keep one eye on the football you can also have an eye on the traffic.

Perfect if you want to sneak off five minutes early.

The stadium is one of the smallest out of the 12 venues selected to host games at the tournament.

Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, which will host one of the semi-finals and the final, is the biggest, holding 81,000 fans,

Brazil, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Belgium, South Korea and Saudi Arabia have already qualified, as have hosts Russia.

The Luzhniki stadium is Russia’s biggest

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The Luzhniki stadium is Russia’s biggest

England could confirm their place at the 2018 World Cup with a win against either Slovenia or Lithuania.

So, depending on the draw, we’d advise England fans to bring a couple of extra layers to the game.


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