2018 FIFA World Cup

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2018 FIFA World Cup
Кубок мира ФИФА 2018
Tournament details
Host country Russia
Dates 14 June – 15 July 2018
(32 days)
Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 11 host cities) (in 11 host cities)
2014
2022

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, which is a men's football tournament that takes place every four years and is organized by FIFA. The tournament will take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010. This is the first World Cup taking place in Eastern Europe.

The winners will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Qualification[change | change source]

Russia is the host country, so the Russian team automatically qualified.

Team Qualified as Date of
qualification
 Russia Host 2 Dec 2010
 Brazil CONMEBOL qualification winner 28 March 2017
 Iran AFC Third Round Group A winners 12 June 2017
 Japan AFC Third Round Group B winners 31 August 2017
 Mexico CONCACAF Fifth Round top 3 1 September 2017
 Belgium UEFA Group H winners 3 September 2017

Stadiums[change | change source]

Luzhniki Stadium will host the final on 15 July.

Moscow:

Saint Petersburg:

Kaliningrad:

Nizhny Novgorod:

Volgograd:

Yekaterinburg:

Sochi:

Rostov-on-Don:

Saransk:

Samara:

Kazan