2018 FIFA World Cup Host

Russia Selected for 2018 FIFA World Cup Host

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup. The bidding process for the world cup locations selection process by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). 2018 FIFA World Cup Host process began officially in March 2009.

Host Cities in Russia
Host Cities in Russia

Russia Selected for 2018 FIFA World Cup Host

The bids for the 2018 world cup include England and Russia form many joint countries from Belgium and Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.

Bidders Round 1 Votes Round 2 Voted
Russia 9 13
Portugal / Spain 7 7
Belgium / Netherlands 4 2
England 2 Eliminated

This is the First time when any FIFA world cup held in Europen country since 2006 tournament in Germany.

About Russia

Russia, the world’s largest nation and diverse country and borders with European and Asian countries. Once the preeminent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (commonly known as the Soviet Union).

It is the 9th most populous country of the world and population is over 144 million. Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world and Capital of Russia.

Russia National Football Team
Russia National Football Team

Lev Yashin was considered as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of football in FIFA World Cup 1958 to 1970.

FIFA World Cup Russia

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia teams

In this 2018 world cup, 31 teams determined through qualifying competitions and Russia selected automatically. Russia is the host country and selected automatically for the tournament.

The tournament will be playing from the 14 June to 15 July 2018. The total of 64 matches will be played in the world cup. FIFA selected 12 venues(Russia proposed the host cities and Stadiums) location in 11 cities.

32 teams Russia 2018 World Cup
32 teams Russia 2018 World Cup

Opening match and Final Match will be playing at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.

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