Swiss former footballer Pascal Zuberbuehler, Croatian footballer Niko Kranjcar and English ex-footballer Wes Brown attended an exhibition football match between a team of FIFA Legends and former Russian international footballers, at Kaliningrad’s Victory Square on Sunday, ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. According to Zuberbuehler, “It is fantastic to see it, the crowd is so happy about the... Еще World Cup and I am 100 percent sure that it will be a beautiful, fantastic and amazing organised World Cup, and I am looking very much forward to it.” Niko Kranjcar said: “I think the fans are gonna make a real party at that stadium [in Kaliningrad].» “It’s a great opportunity, great stadiums, the facilities are great here. I am sure that they'll have a good time,” said Brown of the players. The FIFA Legends team featured Brazil’s World Cup winning captain Cafu, Nwankwo Kanu, Nuno Gomes, Wes Brown, Niko Kranjcar and Pascal Zuberbuehler. The Russian team comprised Ruslan Nigmatulin, Dmitri Sennikov, Andrei Fedkov, Dmitri Khlestov, Andrei Tikhonov and Aleksandr Panov. FIFA Legends beat their Russian counterparts 6-4. The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018.