60,000 fans from Brazil will travel to Russia to support their team

Some 60,000 citizens of Brazil have bought tickets to travel to Russia to support the national team, Globo TV quoted Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes as saying, TASS reports. For the convenience of fans, Brazil will set up five temporary consulate offices in Kazan, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi and St. Petersburg which are among 11 Russian cities where the big event will be held. Each consulate will have at least three employees, including one who can speak Russian. Brazil has also hired a legal adviser for the duration of the tournament. The Brazilian foreign ministry and the ministry of sports have issued a 134-page guide for fans on Russian traditions and laws. The booklet will be distributed to them at airports and Brazil’s consulates.