Travel companies experience a surge in bookings ahead of England game.
His parents and little sister were shot dead by the Nazis and as a slave labourer he nearly starved to death. But he survived WWII, went to the UK and began an extraordinary sporting career before turning to helping other survivors
Poland has the best chance of being the "dark horse" of the 2018 FIFA World Cup football tournament, says a multinational team of analysts at the Japanese bank Nomura.
Nicknamed ‘The Body’, or ‘Lewy’, he’s been a quarterfinalist in the European Championships, three-times top striker in Germany’s Bundesliga, a finalist in the Champions League and holds the record for the number of goals scored for Poland. But this year’s World Cup finals in Russia will be Robert Lewandowski’s first at the age of almost 30.
A 78-year-old former builder, dubbed "The king of Polish football fans” will soon make his way to Russia to attend his 11th consecutive football World Cup.
The Polish Border Guard has appealed to fans travelling to football World Cup matches in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad to allow plenty of time for their border crossing. The main border checkpoint for the tournament will be at Grzechotki.
Just one last friendly game awaits the Polish National Football Team before they depart for Sochi and the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. On June 12th, they will face Lithuania in Warsaw, before flying east the day after. The friendly match with Chile, held yesterday in Poznań, ended with an unsatisfying 2:2 draw.
Poland's Ministry of Internal Affairs estimates that around 15,000 Polish fans will travel to Russia for the football World Cup, to be held between mid-June and mid-July. Throughout the tournament there will be six specially trained police officers form Poland.
The Polish Foreign Ministry has released a brochure ahead of the World Cup warning Polish football fans against a host of different difficulties, including potential terror attacks.
Football star Robert Lewandowski is set to leave club Bayern Munich, according to the German newspaper Bild.