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New research has revealed the true reasons why British Men are buying a trip to Russia for the World Cup this summer.

Surprisingly enough watching football is just down in 4th place when asked the β€˜true’ reason for making the trip east.
The World Cup is coming up and new research has been looking at what are the true reasons British men are so willing to buy a trip to Russia.

The team at conducted the research as part of an ongoing study into British attitudes towards gambling in top sporting events. 2,412 British men were quizzed about the controversial subject of what is the true motivating reason for organising a trip to Russia. Only 18% of all respondents said to watch football with an astonishing 33% that said they were going to β€˜mingle with local women’.

Initially, all respondents were asked β€˜If you were to reveal the true and intimate reason why you are going to Moscow this summer what that would be?’ to which the most popular answers were β€˜mingle with local women’ (33%), β€˜spend quality time with friends’ (22%) and β€˜getting drunk’ (20%); β€˜watching football’ (18%) came in only at fourth most popular. When asked why they were so keen to β€˜mingle with local women’, respondents cited reasons such as β€˜They are pretty and easy over there’ (33%) and β€˜great opportunity to get away with things over there’ (32%).

All respondents were then asked what controversial subjects they would place a beton, if there was a market offered by gambling companies. When provided with a list of possible responses and told to select all that applied, the top 10 most wanted riskybets were revealed as follows:

- I am confident I will have sex during my World Cup trip - 48%
- England to make it to the next round - 42%
- There will be trouble in Russia for English fans - 21%
- England to be eliminated in the first round - 33%
- England to win the World Cup - 10%

Furthermore, those who stated that they would like to bet on them having sex during the World Cup trip were asked if they were single or in a relationship. The results were as followed 18% single and a staggering 82% in a relationship. According to the poll, when asked how much they would consider spending on the trip to Russia the average response was Β£1,500.

John Pentin, Editor in Chief of, commented:
β€œIt’s interesting to see that despite what they might be telling home, most British men are looking forward to the World Cup in Russia for other reasons than simply football. Beware women as in addition to that they are also planning to spend big!”

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