Russia Sprays Vanilla To Repel World Cup Gnats In Volgograd | 6/21/2018 | Staff
JimmyJoe (Posted by) Level 3
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – Russian authorities said on Thursday they were spraying the area outside the World Cup stadium with vanilla concentrate to prevent gnats from spoiling soccer matches there, TASS news agency reported.

England and Tunisia players could be seen swatting away swarms of gnats during their opening World Cup game in the southern Russian city on Monday.

Players - Bug - Spray - Game - Halftime

Players covered themselves with bug spray before the game and at halftime, but that seemed to have little effect.

Russian authorities said on Thursday they hope that spraying the vanilla concentrate on trees and shrubs around the venue will keep the gnats away.

(Excerpt) Read more at:
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!