Media: the national team of Brazil football team may hold friendly match with Russia

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in fotomancer Smolov rejoices goal scored in a friendly match between Russia and GhanaMedia: the national team of Brazil football team may hold friendly match with Russia© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

The Brazilian football Confederation (CBF) intends to negotiate with the Russian football Union to hold a friendly match between two teams ahead of the 2018 world Cup, reports «R-Sport» with reference to O Globo.

According to the source, the meeting should be held either in November of 2017 or March 2018. For Brazil it is important to hold this match in Russia, as the host country of the upcoming world Cup.

At this point in the calendar of the Brazilian national team from friendlies is only a game with the German team, which will be held on March 27, 2018 in Berlin. Three opponents in friendlies remain unknown.

The first ever world Cup in Russia will take place from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The tournament matches will be played in Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg. Brazil in March became the first team after the qualification tournament guaranteed to itself participation in the world championship.

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