MOSCOW | Mustaches, silly songs defuse tensions at Russia’s World Cup

13Jun - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



MOSCOW — Russia’s national soccer team is so bad that even the ruthless leader of Chechnya couldn’t coach it to victory — at least according to a satirical song buzzing around Russian social networks ahead of the World Cup.

Russians are turning to parody to defuse tensions around the event, which kicks off Thursday in Moscow with much at stake for President Vladimir Putin and his proud nation.

The favored target is mustachioed Russian coach Stanislav Cherchesov.

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