World Cup 2018: History of Russian football traced all the way back to Glasgow

The end of the 19th century saw the Russian Empire’s first official football match. Over a decade later, things began to change. Football started to gain a foothold in Russia. But not without some serious help from a Russian-born Scottish merchant andsports enthusiast named Arthur Macpherson. And so, in fact, the history of Russian football can be traced all the way back to Glasgow. Nadira Tudor has more.

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