MOSCOW, November 25. /TASS/. Participants in the rehearsal of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Draw took part in the popular Mannequin Challenge flash mob, the press service of the world’s ruling football body said on Friday.
Russia’s two-time Olympic Champion Yelena Isinbayeva, Brazilian football star Julio Baptista, Russian singer Dina Garipova, popular Russian TV host Andrei Malakhov and former player of the Russian national football team Sergei Semak took part in the rehearsal.
The Mannequin Challenge is a viral Internet video trend where people remain frozen in action like mannequins while a video is recorded.
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Draw ceremony will take place on Saturday evening in the Russian city of Kazan.
It was a #ConfedCup Draw rehearsal with a difference this morning in Kazan! #MannequinChallenge pic.twitter.com/h47lD2jAP4— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) 25 November 2016