Alexey Miller, CEO of JSC Gazprom, met with Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA, as part of the CIS Champions Cup – 2011. The two discussed questions of developing Russian football. The head of FIFA came to the city on the Neva to take part in the closing ceremony of the largest football tournament in Eastern Europe – the CIS Champions Cup.
JSC Gazprom is the title sponsor of FC Zenit, general sponsor of the Russian Football Union. Alexey Miller is a member of the executive committee of the Russian Football Union.