Original title: fear of poisoning? England refuses to eat Russian food and bring their own chef to the world cup.
Overseas network, June 14 (Xinhua) Russia's world cup is about to take off. England team has arrived in Russia for pre competition training. Unexpectedly, the members of the team took a small interlude when they accepted the hospitality of the local people.
According to the Russian satellite news agency, the England team arrived in Russia on 13 days in the first training session at Spartacus jesill Stadio stadium, during which Russia was entertained with "bread and salt" (Russian traditional customs).
However, it is reported that England football players refuse to eat these foods and may be afraid of poisoning during the Champions League. To this end, the England team brought their own chef to Russia, including muffins, roasted beans, ketchup, chocolate, mustard and tea, which had been thoroughly tested.
It is understood that "bread and salt", as part of the traditional Russian culture, has been spread since fifteenth Century, and the local people believe that if the enemy shares "bread and salt" with each other, they will become close friends. This particular custom often appears in Russia's official activities. Nowadays, serving guests as bread is a way of entertaining guests.
The England football team arrived in St Petersburg in June 12th. At present, the team is conducting pre competition training. On the 18 day, they will welcome the first match in the southern city of Volgograd. It is understood that the Russian World Cup will be held from June 14th to July 15th, and the Games will be launched in 12 venues in 11 Russian cities. (compiling / overseas network Li Meng)
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