2018 FIFA World Cup

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2018 FIFA World Cup
Кубок мира ФИФА 2018
Tournament details
Host country  Russia
Dates 8 June – 8 July
Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 16 (in 13 host cities)
2014
2022

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, which is a football tournament that will take place in Russia. This is the first tournament taking place in Russia (as well as in Eastern Europe), and in two continents, Europe and Asia.

Bidding[change | edit source]

2018 FIFA bidding (majority 12 votes)
Bidders Votes
Round 1 Round 2
 Russia Russia 9 13
 Portugal Portugal /  Spain Spain 7 7
 Belgium Belgium /  Netherlands Netherlands 4 2
 England England 2 Eliminated

Qualification[change | edit source]

Russia automatically qualifies, but the other qualification process has not been announced yet. All teams are allowed to join when ever they want.

Team Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
 Russia* Host 2 Dec 2010

Stadiums[change | edit source]