In Yekaterinburg, Volgograd, Saransk and Kaliningrad, four matches of the group stage of the World Cup took place. The result of Mundial in the host cities was extremely positive feedback from foreign fans about volunteers who provide comprehensive support during the tournaments. More than 2000 volunteers were involved in Yekaterinburg. About 800 volunteers were on duty at the airport, at the railway station, and also helped the city's guests in the streets. More than 1200 volunteers of the organizing committee participated in the organization in fan zones and at the Yekaterinburg Arena. Some fans added that during the world championship the myth of "rough and gloomy Russians" was completely dispelled. Many of them were discouraged by the cordiality and responsiveness of not only volunteers, but also residents of Russian cities.