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)

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 | change source]

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

Qualification[change | change 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
Date of
 Russia* Host 2 Dec 2010

Stadiums[change | change source]