Stars and satellites: World Cup emblem celebrates Russia’s space legacy

The official pictorial logo of the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been unveiled

After a ceremonial presentation of the emblem of the forthcoming World Cup 2018 in Russia in late October, the organizers have produced an infographic explaining the symbolism of the six elements that make up the design. The pictorial logo combines symbols of soccer and the World Cup with references to Russia’s history of space exploration. RBTH takes a look at the tournament emblem.

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