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89 Volunteers Volunteer flag bearers on the field prior to Belgium 's (flag depicted) group stage match against Tunisia Volunteer applications to the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee opened on The 2018 fifa World Cup Russia Volunteer Program received about 177,000 applications, 90 and engaged.
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