Director: Gennadi Kazansky
Cinematography: Muzakir Shurukov
Production Design by Isaak Kaplan / Berta Manevich
combination shots camera operator: B. Dudov / M. Pokrovsky
combination shots cinematographer: Mikhail Shamkovich
Art Direction:Mikhail Krotkin / A. Alekseyev/ M. Kandat
Art director Mikhail Krotkin is credited also at several films as a special effects artist, so there is a chance he was in charge of the matte paintings tricks.
There are some composition tricks to combine different sizes characters. That´s s a very common optical trick on Russian films from that period.
For the football sequence, they used a huge backdrop painting for the stadium stands and the public.