July 01, 2018

Bike Like an Egyptian

So you think you are a football (soccer) fan? Get in line behind Mohammed Nufal. The Egyptian rode his bicycle over 7,000 kilometers from Cairo to Moscow to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which started on June 14.

The tournament includes 32 national teams, 31 of them determined through qualifying competitions and the automatically qualified host team (Russia).

Sixty-four matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 Russian cities. The final will take place on 15 July at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

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