The 2018 FIFA World Cup would be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial worldwide soccer event contested by the boys’s nationwide groups of the member associations of FIFA. It’s scheduled to happen in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the nation was awarded the internet hosting rights on 2 December 2010.
This would be the first World Cup held in Europe for the reason that 2006 event in Germany, the primary ever to be held in Japanese Europe and the eleventh time that it has been held in Europe. All the stadium venues are in European Russia to maintain journey time manageable.
The ultimate event will contain 32 nationwide groups, which embody 31 groups decided by qualifying competitions and the mechanically certified host group. Of the 32 groups, 20 might be making back-to-back appearances following the final event in 2014, together with defending champions Germany, whereas Iceland and Panama will each be making their first appearances at a FIFA World Cup. Denmark and Serbia will return after lacking the 2014 event. A complete of 64 matches might be performed in 12 venues positioned in 11 cities. The ultimate will happen on 15 July on the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.