Only in Russia!
In order to meet the mandatory 35,000 seat capacity for the World Cup, Ekaterinburg Arena built two temporary stands that stretch outside the stadium.
MUST SEE: Stadium in Russia, in order to be compliant for the 2018 World Cup, has, um, added more seats. pic.twitter.com/7aT69bU3rP— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 4, 2017
The 45m high temporary grandstand at the Ekaterinburg Arena, Russia pic.twitter.com/qbfpTSUFAw— Scott Kerr (@scott_kerr) June 4, 2018
🏟️The Ekaterinburg Arena has been catching the eye for some time thanks to its unique design 😍— FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) February 24, 2018
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