Spanish King Felipe VI will arrive in Moscow to attend a World Cup match between Spain and Russia on Sunday at the Luzhniki Stadium, the Royal Spanish Football Federation wrote on its website.
“The King will visit the Luzhniki Stadium to support Spain’s national team at the Round of 16 match at the World Cup,” the federation said.
“His Majesty Felipe VI will be in the VIP section of the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium together with President [of the Royal Spanish Football Federation] Luis Rubiales next Sunday, July 1, in the Russian capital,” the statement said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday that he plans to support the national team during the match against Spain, but has not yet decided about going to the stadium.
Russia will take on Spain on July 1 at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, the country’s biggest arena of the FIFA World Cup