Russian astronauts test the World Cup ball on the International Space Station
(Image: Twitter/CGTN)

VIDEO: World Cup ball ‘tested’ on International Space Station

Russian astronauts pass ball in zero gravity.

Russian cosmonauts test official ball of #WorldCup 2018 on the ISS pic.twitter.com/xhxzOTifD9

— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) June 2, 2018

Russian astronauts ‘tested’ the official World Cup 2018 ball for the upcoming tournament in Russia, in space.

The pair passed around the Telstar 18 in zero-gravity conditions on the International Space Station.

The ball is set to return to planet Earth on June 3rd.