According to reports from some Russian cities hosting the World Cup, including Moscow, some restaurants and bars are running out of beer due to increased demand from fans.
Moscow beer crisis
"We just didn't think they would only want beer," said one waiter in central Moscow, explaining his restaurant had already run out of draft lager. "There are really a lot of people in Moscow and they are all drinking. It's hot, and it's football.#Worldcup pic.twitter.com/ePAAk8qViu
— The 112 (@_THE112) June 20, 2018
This is a giant red flag.
— NY Daily News Sports (@NYDNSports) June 20, 2018
ðŸ‡¦ðŸ‡º Australian fans have run the beer taps dry in Kazan ðŸ»
"It was a special night. They drank all the beer, we finished it. They watch the football and just drink beer. I don't know why."
— FourFourTwo âš½ï¸ (@FourFourTwo) June 18, 2018
Not even a full week into the World Cup and Moscow is already running low on beer supplies. Soccer really is the beautiful game
— Kevin Dale (@KevinDale7) June 20, 2018
Of all the worst things that could happen at the World Cup, running out of beer has to be the dumbest thing. "Its soccer fans. Of course they'll have enough beer!"
— Jason Smith (@howaboutafresca) June 20, 2018
— Sky News (@SkyNews) June 19, 2018