FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that Russia was '100 percent' ready for the World Cup, which kicks off in a week, during an interview given in Moscow on Wednesday. He could not contain his excitement, saying he simply wanted, like millions around the globe, to see 'the ball rolling.' Infantino also said he will visit all the host cities and stadiums. Speaking on the matter of... Еще discrimination and human rights, Infantino stated that FIFA has taken 'appropriate measures' in the lead up to the tournament, and warned those who might dare to cause an incident 'to stay at home.' Infantino also praised the Russian input in the security aspect of the tournament, saying they have been working 'very hard' in cooperation with different police authorities from across the world. 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, with the final set to take place in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.