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Soccer fans from all over the world are flocking to Moscow ahead of the Russia 2018 world cup.

Fans from as far away as Egypt and Peru were singing and dancing on Mansheya square across the Kremlin, mingling with tourists and residents and taking souvenir photos.

For both the Egyptian and the Peruvian fans, part of the excitement was being in the world cup at all, Egypt had not participated for 28 years and Peru for 36.

Colombian fans said they were receiving a warm welcome but that as a whole the Russians were more reserved when it came to their emotions, but they hoped that the football fever would build up over the next few days.

Soccer fans from all over the globe are flocking to Moscow ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup.