FIFA’s Zvonimir Boban reflects on upcoming World Cup and VAR system

FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban shared his expectations of the upcoming World Cup 2018 in Russia, and his opinion on the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system, during an interview from an undisclosed location, released by Swiss-based FIFA, on Tuesday. The former AC Milan and Croatia midfielder remembered his career highs during the 1998 World Cup. «During the preparation time I was... Еще full of concentration, full of emotions, you know, you preparing yourself for something always historical,» Boban said, adding «Whatever it is going to be in the World Cup, you just play one piece of history.» Boban stated that the goal of using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system is to make football a fair game and help referees not to miss anything. «A referee is just a human being, he can commit error.» Clarifying how the VAR will work in Russia, Boban explained «everything in this World Cup will be displayed on the big screens in the stadiums, so the scenes, images, footage from the moment that [the] review is looking into it.» Speaking about what he expects from Russia, Boban emphasised that «in terms of security, for sure, even flies without an ID will not pass certain fences and certain blocks.» The 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. A total of 32 teams will take part. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities across Russia, with the final set to take place in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. MANDATORY CREDIT: Courtesy of FIFA 2018 USAGE in news and/or sports news programming for non-commercial, editorial purposes only; NO RE-EDITING ALLOWED, NO ACCESS TO THIRD PARTIES, MUST BE DELETED ON JUNE 11, 2018.

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