It is the first time a Vietnamese child has earned the right to enter the pitch for the World Cup final.

The organising board awards the ticket to Nguyen Le Thanh Son (middle). (Photo

Son took part in the World Cup player escort programme held by McDonald’s and FIFA and he won the award to travel to Russia.

The programme aims to spread passion for football to members of the young generation all over the world.

As planned, Son will leave for Russia on July 12 and take part in many activities organised by FIFA there.

Source: VNA