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The 2018 FIFA World Cup is the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is currently ongoing in Russia starting from 14 June and will end with the final match on 15 July 2018. The country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010.

This is the first World Cup held in Europe since the 2006 tournament in Germany, the first ever to be held in Eastern Europe and the eleventh time that it has been held in Europe. All of the stadium venues are in European Russia to keep travel time manageable. It is expected to be the most expensive football championship in history, budgeted at US$11.8-14 billion surpassing the cost of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.2018 FIFA World Cup

The final tournament will involve 32 national teams, which include 31 teams determined through qualifying competitions and the automatically qualified host team. Of the 32 teams, 20 will be making back-to-back appearances following the last tournament in 2014, including defending champions Germany, while Iceland and Panama will both be making their first appearances at a FIFA World Cup. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities. The final will take place on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

The winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup. Pre-tournament favorites to win the final were Brazil, France, Germany and Spain.

There are total 8 groups in 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Group A Teams- Russia, Egypt, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia

Group B Teams- Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran

Group C Teams- France, Australia, Peru, Denmark

Group D Teams- Argentina, Iceland, Croatis, Nigeria

Group E Teams- Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia

Group F Teams- Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea

Group G Teams- Belgium, Panama, tunisisa, England

Group H Teams- Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan2018 FIFA World Cup

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Match 1- Russia won 1st Match against Saudi Arabia by 5-0. The match was played in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. [Russia]- Gazinsky Goal (1), Cheryshev Goal (2), Dzyuba Goal (1), Golovin Goal (1)

Match 2- Uruguay won their match against Egypt by 1-0. The match was played in Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg. [Uruguay]- Giménez Goal (1)

Match 3- Iran won their match against Morocco by 1-0. The match was played in Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. [Iran]- Bouhaddouz Goal (1)

Match 4- Spain & Portugal played a draw with 3-3. The match was played in Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a mighty hat-trick to earn Portugal a draw in a classic match against a very impressive Spain. [Portugal]- Ronaldo Goal (3), [Spain]- Costa Goal (2), Nacho Goal (1)

Match 5- France won their match against Australia by 2-1. The match was played in Kazan Arena, Kazan. [France]- Griezmann Goal (1) , Pogba Goal (1), [Australia]- Jedinak Goal (1)

Match 6- Denmark won their match against Peru by 1-0. The match was played in Mordovia Arena, Saransk. [Denmark]- Poulsen Goal (1)

Match 7- Argentina & Iceland played a draw with 1-1. The match was played in Otkritie Arena, Moscow.[Argentina]- Agüero Goal (1), [Iceland]- Finnbogason Goal (1)

Match 8- Croatia won their match against Nigeria by 2-0. The match was played in Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad. [Croatia]- Etebo Goal (1), Modrić Goal (1)

Match 9- Serbia won their match against Costa Rica by 1-0. The match was played in Cosmos Arena, Samara. [Croatia]- Kolarov Goal (1)

Match 10- Brazil & Switzerland played a draw with 1-1. The match was played in Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don. [Brazil]- Coutinho Goal (1), [Switzerland]- Zuber Goal (1)

Match 11- Mexico won their match against Germany by 1-0. The match was played in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. [Mexico]- Lozano Goal (1)

Match 12- Sweden won their match against South Korea by 1-0. The match was played in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod. [Sweden]-  Granqvist Goal (1)

Match 13- Belgium won their match against Panama by 3-0. The match was played in Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi. [Belgium]- Mertens Goal (1), Lukaku Goal (2)

Match 14- England won their match against Tunisia by 2-1. The match was played in Volgograd Arena, Volgograd. [England]- Kane Goal (2), [Tunisia]- Sassi Goal (1)

Match 15- Japan won their match against Colombia by 2-1. The match was played in Mordovia Arena, Saransk. [Japan]- Kagawa Goal (1), Osako Goal (1), [Colombia]- Quintero Goal (1)

Match 16- Senegal won their match against Poland by 2-1. The match was played in Otkritie Arena, Moscow. [Senegal]- Cionek Goal (1), Niang Goal (1), [Poland]- Krychowiak Goal (1)

Match 17 -Russia won 2nd Match against Egypt by 3-1. The match was played in Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. [Russia]- Fathy Goal (1) Cheryshev Goal (1), Dzyuba Goal (1), Golovin Goal (1), [Egypt]- Salah Goal(1)

Match 18- Uruguay won their match against Saudi Arabia by 1-0. The match was played in Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don. [Uruguay]- Suarez Goal (1)

Match 19- Portugal won their match against Morocco by 1-0. The match was played in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. [Portugal]- Ronaldo Goal (1)

Match 20- Spain won their match against Iran by 1-0. The match was played in Kazan Arena, Kazan. [Spain]- Costa Goal (1)

Match 21- Denmark and Australia played a draw with 1-1. The match was played in Cosmos Arena, Samara. [Denmark]- Costa Goal (1), [Australia]- Jedinak Goal (1)

Match 22- France won their match against Peru by 1-0. The match was played in
Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg. [France]- Mbappe Goal (1)

Match 23- Croatia won their match against Argentina by 3-0. The match was played in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod. [Croatia]- Rebic Goal (1), Modric Goal (1), Rakitic Goal (1)

Match 24- Nigeria won their match against Iceland by 2-0. The match was played in Volgograd Arena, Volgograd. [Nigeria]- Musa Goal (2)

Match 25- Brazil won their match against Costa Rica by 2-0. The match was played in Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. [Brazil]- Coutinho Goal (1), Neymar Goal (1)

Match 26- Switzerland won their match against Serbia by 2-1. The match was played in Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad. [Switzerland]- Xhaka Goal (1), Shaqiri Goal (1), [Serbia]- Mitrovic Goal (1)

Match 27- Mexico won their match against South Korea by 2-1. The match was played in
Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don. [Mexico]- Vela Goal (1), Hernandez Gola (1), [South Korea]- Son Heung-min Gola (1)

Match 28- Germany won their match against Sweden by 2-1. The match was played in Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi. [Germany]- Reus Goal (1), Kroos Goal (1), [Sweden]- Toivonen Goal (1)

Match 29- Belgium won their match against Tunisia by 5-2. The match was played in Otkritie Arena, Moscow. [Belgium]- E. Hazard Goal (2), Lukaku Goal (2), Batshuayi Goal (1), [Tunisia]- Bronn Goal (1), Khazri Goal (1)

Match 30- England won their match against Panama by 6-1. The match was played in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod. [England]- Kane Goal (3), Stones Goal (2), Lingard Goal (1), [Panama]- Baloy Goal (1)

Match 31- Japan and Senegal played a draw with 2-2. The match was played in Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg. [Japan]- Inui Goal (1), Honda Goal (1), [Senegal]- Mane Goal (1), Wague Goal (1)

Match 32- Colombia won their match against Poland by 3-0. The match was played in Kazan Arena, Kazan. [Colombia]- Mina Goal (1), Falcao Goal (1), Ju. Cuadrado Goal (1)

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2018 FIFA World Cup Stadiums:

A total of 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities have been built and renovated for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Samara: Samara Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The construction officially started on 21 July 2014. The project was completed on 21 April 2018.
Nizhny Novgorod: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The construction of the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium commenced in 2015. The project was completed in December 2017.
Volgograd: Volgograd Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The main arena of Volgograd was built on the demolished Central Stadium site, at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex. The stadium was commissioned on 3 April 2018.
Ekaterinburg: Ekaterinburg Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 35,000). The Central Stadium of Ekaterinburg has been renovated for the FIFA World Cup. The arena’s stands will have a capacity of 35,000 spectators. The renovation project was completed in December 2017.
Saransk: Mordovia Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 44,000). The stadium in Saransk was scheduled to be commissioned in 2012 in time for the opening of the all-Russian Spartakiad, but the plan was revised. The opening was rescheduled to 2017. The arena hosted its first match on 21 April 2018.
Rostov-on-Don: Rostov Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium is located on the left bank of the Don River. The stadium construction was completed on 22 December 2017.
Kaliningrad: Kaliningrad Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 35,000). The first piles were driven into the ground in September 2015. On 11 April 2018 the new stadium hosted its first match.
Kazan: Kazan Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium was built for the 2013 Summer Universiade. It has since hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championship and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The stadium serves as a home arena to FC Rubin Kazan.
Moscow: Spartak Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium is a home arena to its namesake FC Spartak Moscow. In accordance with the FIFA requirements, during the 2018 World Cup it will be called Spartak Stadium instead of its usual name Otkritie Arena. The stadium hosted its first match on 5 September 2014.
Sochi: Fisht Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium is one of 22 arenas in history to host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. After Sochi 2014, the arena was renovated in preparation for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup.
Saint Petersburg: Saint Petersburg Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 67,000). The construction of the stadium commenced in 2007. The project was officially completed on 29 December 2016.[53]The stadium has hosted games of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and will serve as a venue for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
Moscow: Luzhniki Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 80,000). The largest stadium in the country was closed for renovation in 2013. The stadium was commissioned in November 2017.

FIFA World Cup 2022:FIFA World Cup 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men’s football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world and the first in a Muslim-majority country. This will be the first World Cup held in Asia since the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan. In addition the tournament will be the last to involve 32 teams, with an increase to 48 teams scheduled from the 2026 tournament.

This will also mark the first World Cup not to be held in May, June or July; the tournament is instead scheduled for late November until mid-December. It is to be played in a reduced timeframe of around 28 days, with the final being held on 18 December 2022, which is also Qatar National Day.

2026 FIFA World Cup:2026 FIFA World Cup

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be the 23rd FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men’s football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament will be jointly hosted by 16 cities in three North American countries; 60 matches, including the quarterfinals, semi-finals, and the final, will be hosted by the United States, while neighboring Canada and Mexico will each host 10 matches.

The United 2026 bid beat a rival bid by Morocco during a final vote at the 65th FIFA Congress in Moscow. It will be the first World Cup since South Korea/Japan 2002 that will be hosted by more than one nation. With its past hosting of the 1970 and 1986 tournaments, Mexico will also become the first country to host all or part of three men’s World Cups.

The 2026 World Cup will also see the tournament expanded from 32 to 48 teams.

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