As the 2018 World Cup draws closer, football fans can now support their favourite players by donning life-like masks depicting their faces, thanks to a factory in the Mexican city of Jiutepec which showcased its collection on Friday. The series of 12 masks include the famous football players who will participate in the coming World Cup, such as Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar, as well as all-time... Еще football legends like Maradona and Pele. The factory reportedly made an initial run of 1,000 masks of Messi and Ronaldo. «We have had pre-orders before the production comes out and those who are definitely liked the most are Messi and Ronaldo,» factory owner Diego Esponda said. With still one month to go before the World Cup kicks off in Russia, some 6,000 masks have already been sold so far, according to the Grupo Rev factory, which has been creating masks of different kinds for the past seven decades. The 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities across Russia.