Drone footage captured a bird's eye view of the new Samara Arena before it opened for a trial match on May 16, Tuesday. The stadium — which was built specially for the World Cup — is nicknamed the Cosmos Arena, due to its 'out-of-this-world' appearance. Samara Arena has a capacity of 44,918 spectators and will host six matches in the upcoming tournament — including Uruguay vs Russia. The... Еще 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, with the final set to take place in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.