Source reveals reason Argentine President cancelled trip to World Cup 2018
Argentine President Mauricio Macri will not go to Russia in June to cheer on the national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup amid a deepening economic crisis at home.
An anonymous source close to the president told La Nacion newspaper Macri was not going "in any case" after taking other issues into account, Sputnik reports.
Macri was expected to travel to Moscow for Argentina’s June 16 game with Iceland followed by a match against Croatia in Nizhny Novgorod in five days.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15.