Touts charge five times face value for tickets for tomorrow's game

Touts are cashing in on England's vital match against Colombia tomorrow night by selling tickets for many more times their face value.

Fans following the Three Lions face a huge hike as they scramble for tickets for the last 16 game in Moscow.

Relatively few England supporters have made the journey out to Russia so far, but hundreds more appear to have made last-minute plans in the past few days after the team's encouraging start to the tournament.

Fifa is threatening legal action against ticket reselling site Viagogo, where prime tickets are going for £513 when they are officially listed as £177.

Fans following the Three Lions face a huge hike as they scramble for tickets for the last 16 game in Moscow. Pictured, fans at England's game against Belgium in Kaliningrad, Russia

Fans following the Three Lions face a huge hike as they scramble for tickets for the last 16 game in Moscow. Pictured, fans at England's game against Belgium in Kaliningrad, Russia

Category three tickets – the cheapest type of ticket available to non-Russians – were going for nearly £360 when they are supposed to be sold for £83. This is more than four times their face value.

Other reselling sites, including ticketbazaar.co.uk, were offering tickets for the game for up to £870 for prime category one seats and £487 for category three.

Social media saw touts trading tickets with one user on Facebook offering

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