WORLD Cosmonauts demonstrate soccer skills in space before World Cup

WORLD

Cosmonauts demonstrate soccer skills in space before World Cup

By Wu Kai | People's Daily app

11:09, June 02, 2018

Roscosmos released video footage showing two Russian cosmonauts playing with a ball onboard the International Space Station on Thursday.

The ball is a copy of the 2018 FIFA World Cup official ball and will be brought back to Earth on June 3.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is set to take place from June 14 to July 15. The matches will be held in 11 cities across Russia, including Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Volgograd.

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Russian cosmonauts play with a ball onboard the International Space Station. Photo: VCG

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