Members of the United Nations Security Council put aside their bitter political difference in a spirit of sportsmanship to celebrate the opening of the FIFA World Cup tournament. Along with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and General Assembly Miroslav Lajcak they wore their national team jerseys in the Council chamber on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Guterres, center, who played the “referee,” hold up a yellow card. Lajcak is behind him and Russia's Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia is to his right. United States Permanent Representative Nikki Haley is sixth from left.

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Members of the United Nations Security Council put aside their bitter political difference in a spirit of sportsmanship to celebrate the opening of the Football World Cup tournament.Russia;s Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia, who is the president of the Council scores a “goal” through the opening in the Council's round table on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

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