Football fans are arriving at the Volgograd Arena, which is set to host its first FIFA World Cup match, with England facing Tunisia at the 45,000-seater stadium.
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Earlier in the day, Russian Embassy in London wished good luck to England in their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Tunisia.
"England to play their World Cup opening game in Volgograd tonight. Good luck!" the Embassy posted on their official Twitter account on Monday.
The embassy added that they have been receiving a lot of requests for Russian flags from fans all over the United Kingdom.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches set to be played in 11 cities across Russia.