Spy Bosses Brief England Footballers On How To Protect Themselves At World Cup To Beat Russian Cyber Threat

England footballers were briefed by GCHQ on how to protect their personal information and possessions while in Russia.

The squad was given guidance on security issues including how to hide their belongings in their hotel rooms.

As they touched down at their World Cup training headquarters last night details of the briefing – which had a particular emphasis on cyber security – were revealed.