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 football tournament every four years by men's national teams of FIFA members. 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 automatically qualifies because they are the host country, but the other qualification process has not been announced yet. All teams are allowed to join whenever they want.

Team Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
 Russia* Host 2 Dec 2010
 Brazil* Qualification 28 March 2017