Football’s World Cup competition can boost Russia’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 150 billion to 210 billion rubles (about $2.43 billion to $3.40 billion) per year over the next five years.

This submission was according to a study by the 2018 tournament’s organising committee released on Wednesday.

The study said the World Cup added 867 billion rubles to Russia’s GDP between 2013 and 2018.

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