Russia: Zabivaka, the official mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup
This postcard was probably stuck long time somewhere in postal system. It arrived damaged and after many months of traveling. Zabivaka (Russian: Забива́ка, "Goalscorer") is the official mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which was held in Russia. The mascot was selected by internet voting in Russia, and its author is student designer Ekaterina Bocharova.
Stamps on postcard:
Novgorod Kremlin, issued on 1.10.2009. FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia - Group E, issued on 10.5.2018.