Russia’s ‘Spoons of Victory’ are the 2018 World Cup’s vuvuzela

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SBNation.com—Finally, a noisemaker you can also use to eat soup. The blare of the vuvuzela was the soundtrack of the 2010 World Cup, buzzing over the pitch and through television speakers to make games across South Africa sound like they were being broadcast live from an angry beehive. With Russia’s “Spoons of Victory,” games at the 2018 World Cup will sound more like they’re coming live from a folksy Kaliningrad kitchen. Get ready for the percussive sounds of “lozhkas,” a pair of wooden Russian spoons...

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