French fans chanted songs vowing to drop by French actor Gerard Depardieu's home in Russia, to drink vodka if France wins the World Cup. The curious chant was heard from the stands during a training session of France's national team in Istra on Tuesday. «Gerard Depardieu, get the vodka out; We came here to win the World Championship at your home; We will come to you to have a drink for it!» sang... Еще the French football fans. In 2013, Depardieu was granted the Russian citizenship and then registered as a resident of Russia’s Saransk. France is in Group C alongside Australia, Peru, and Denmark. France's first match is against Australia on June 16th in Kazan. The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018.