Gulyaev: football in Russia is more than a sport

© Official website of the mayor of Moscow Luzhniki stadium hosted the festival Russia loves footballGulyaev: football in Russia is more than a sport© Official website of the Mayor of Moscow

On the territory of the Olympic complex «Luzhniki» hosted the all-Russia festival «Russia loves football!». The event was attended by famous musicians and football fans, reports

«Football in Russia is more than a sport. It is the national game. We are obliged by all means to promote this wonderful sport in our country, and today the festival is one of the most effective ways to do it,» — said at the opening ceremony of the festival the head of the Moscow Department of sports and tourism Nikolay Gulyaev.

The festival football tournament was held, which was attended by over 10 thousand people. Separate competitions were held between teams made up of officials, sports stars and artists.

Guests of the festival participated in the tournament cyberpatrol and doing freestyle football. The festival ended with a concert, which featured famous performers Big Russian Boss, «Dolphin» and Noize MC.