2018 FIFA World Cup
|Кубок мира ФИФА 2018|
|Dates||14 June – 15 July 2018
|Teams||32 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||12 (in 11 host cities) (in 11 host cities)|
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
|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|