The support team of our national team arrived in Split to cheer for our players in the decisive game of the qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup. A special flight of the Aeroflot airline brought Russian fans to the match between the national teams of Russia and Croatia. The flight for fans, together with Aeroflot, was organized by the Russian Football Union and PJSC MegaFon.
Legends of Russian football – Egor Titov, Dmitry Alenichev, Ruslan Pimenov, as well as MegaFon subscribers who participated in the company’s competitions and popular bloggers flew to Split by Aeroflot’s Airbus A321.
At Sheremetyevo Airport, the support team for our athletes was accompanied by media representatives, bloggers and football fans. The passengers of the flight were checked in at special branded counters. During the flight, travelers received an entertainment program, and each passenger was presented with souvenirs from the flight organizers and provided with special improved meals.
Aeroflot traditionally supports Russian sports, – said Andrey Panov, Deputy CEO for Strategy, Service and Marketing of PJSC Aeroflot. – For many years we were partners of the RFU and transported the Russian national football team. It is gratifying that in the difficult period of the pandemic, we can give Russian fans a piece of a global sports event. We hope that Aeroflot’s wings will bring good luck to our team, and the energy and drive of the fans will give strength in the decisive battle. “
“We understand the value of support for the national team, therefore, together with Aeroflot, we organized this flight to enable football fans to support their team during the decisive match,” commented Vlad Wolfson, commercial director of MegaFon.
The decisive football match between Russia and Croatia will take place on November 14 at the Plud stadium (Split) at 17.00 Moscow time. The victory in the final game of the qualifying championship will allow the Russian national team to reach the final stage of the World Championship directly – from the first place in the group.