360 degree soccer: Revolutionary new way to watch Russia play

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Soccer broadcasters are constantly coming up with new camera angles and ways to enhance coverage, and now RT has filmed a match in 360-degree 4k resolution, giving the viewer at home the impression they are actually at the stadium.

By dragging a mouse across the screen, the viewer is able to look at different angles, such as the press box and the VIP zone. The viewer is also able to get a good look at the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow, which will host matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

The match in question was a friendly Russia were playing against Lithuania, which the hosts won 3-0, as Leonid Slutsky’s side continue their preparations for UEFA EURO 2016, which gets underway in France in June…



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