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The News Minute | October 29, 2014 | 06:58 pm IST

FIFA on Tuesday revealed the official 2018 World Cup emblem in a very unique way- from 400 km above the ground on the International Space Station.

While unveiling the emblem on a Russian state TV talk show on Tuesday, FIFA President Sepp Blatter Blatter said the emblem would show Russia's "heart and spirit", reports Xinhua. The logo depicts the World Cup trophy in red and blue, colors from the Russian flag, with a gold trim.

Three cosmonauts, over a video link, helped unveil the emblem on the International Space Station. The emblem was also projected on the famous Bolshoi theatre building in Moscow.

Watch this video of Russian astronauts revealing the Official Emblem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia from the International Space Station.

Watch the emblem lighting up the Bolshoi Theatre.

With inputs from IANS
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