"I think now a great number of women are thinking 'Who is this all for?
Yet to many Russians, her actions seem disgraceful. " wrote Platon Besedin, a columnist for the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper.A 30-year-old Russian woman named Yulia, sporting a bright yellow Brazilian soccer shirt, joked about the possible benefits to Russia of such cross-cultural alliances."These men are definitely popular here — maybe in 18 years we'll even have decent national football team!The next day, her colleague Mikhail Degtyaryov stepped forward to do damage control."The more love stories we have connected to the world championship, the more people from different countries fall in love, the more children are born, the better," Degtyaryov said.