Russia's new 2018 World Cup Mordovia Arena looks an awful lot like SA's Soccer City stadium

Russia's new 2018 World Cup Mordovia Arena looks an awful lot like SA's Soccer City stadium

South African Twitter celeb Ulrich Janse van Vuuren pointed out just how similar Russia's new world cup Mordovia Arena looked to South Africa's 2010 Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.

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As Russia gets ready to host the 2018 Soccer World Cup, Janse van Vuuren noticed how one of their arena's copied the Soccer City Stadium.

"When they copy your homework but make smallanyana changes. Russia's new 2018 World Cup Mordovia Arena compared to South Africa's 2010 Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg. ", his post read, accompanied with photos of the two stadiums.

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The tweet has since been retweeted by more than 1700 people and it gathered almost 3000 likes, proving that South Africans felt the same way as Janse van Vuuren.

"Saddest part is how international sports publications don't recognize our 2010 WC stadiums like Soccer City on their top what what stadiums but this copy will make it to the top 10 simply because it's from Russia", one tweep commented.
Another social media user wrote "First they laugh at our things, then they take our things with them."

One tweep joked that we should take in consideration it is Russia, so in order to stop a potential fight, South Africans should just ignore it.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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