In connection with the World Cup completion, Vice-Governor of Saint Petersburg Igor Albin on behalf of Georgy Poltavchenko congratulated all those involved in the organization and holding of the tournament in the city.
The Vice-Governor said on his Twitter page: "I would like to thank everyone who took part in the preparation of St. Petersburg for the international football tournament – built the Stadium Saint Petersburg, new training grounds, roads, bridges, underground stations, who provided transport services to fans and reliable resource supply to the Championship facilities and security. Thanks to the volunteers! "
Igor Albin also added that the Northern Capital has already begun to prepare for the next football event. "P.S. We start preparing for Euro 2020 in advance!", as the Vice-Governor reported.
The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, will be held for the first time in 12 cities of 12 member countries of UEFA. According to preliminary assumptions, 3 matches of the group stage and one quarterfinal match will take place at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Recall that on Sunday, July 15, the Moscow stadium "Luzhniki" hosted the final match of the World Cup. With the score 4 - 2 national French team defeated the team of Croatia and became a new world champion.