Russia introduces new Fan-IDs design ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup
A new design of a Fan-ID, which is required to attend football matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia next year, has been developed by the Russian Ministry of Communications, the press service of the ministry announced on Thursday, TASS reports.
"In order to attend matches of the 2018 World Cup, spectators will have to file requests for a new Fan-ID," the ministry’s press service said in its statement. "All requests can be submitted only after a ticket for a match had been purchased."
The press service of the ministry did not specify the differences between the Fan-IDs used at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the new documents required for matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.