The largest competition of football named FIFA World Cup or simply World Cup is organized by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an international football competition which was established in 1930.
21st version of FIFA World Cup will be executed in Russia in 2018 where 32 teams from worldwide will be given approval to take participate. But also this approval will be based on qualifying round statistics. The qualifying round of FIFA World Cup has already started. Russia is automatically qualified as a host nation. Rest 31 teams have not confirmed yet.
# Qualified Teams List:
Pot 1 : Russia, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France.
Pot 2 : Spain, Peru, Switzerland, England, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Croatia.
Pot 3 : Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Iran.
Pot 4 : Serbia, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, Korea Republic, Suadi Arabia.
Since March, 2015 The FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification process has started. The qualification will go through various confederation cup. Such as UEFA, OFC, AFC, CAF, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF.
According to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification, 13 teams from UEFA, 4 teams from CONCACAF, 6 teams from CONMEBOL, 4 teams from AFC and 5 teams from CAF total 32 teams had qualified for main event of FIFA World Cup. This time it would be the same.
32 teams will be divided into 8 groups and play the group stage matches. Team Russia is in group A as a host nation. Let’s see their details below.
# Group A: Russia, A2, A3, A4
# Group B: B1, B2, B3, B4
# Group C: C1, C2, C3, C4
# Group D: D1, D2, D3, D4
# Group E: E1, E2, E3, E4
# Group F: F1, F2, F3, F4
# Group G: G1, G2, G3, G4
# Group H: H1, H2, H3, H4
Around 64 matches will be executed in twelve different venues which are placed in eleven cities in Russia. Let’s take a look below where full schedule of FIFA World Cup 2018 is given.
|1.||14 June 2018||Russia Vs A2||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|2.||15 June 2018||A3 Vs A4||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|3.||15 June 2018||B1 Vs B2||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|4.||15 June 2018||B3 Vs B4||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|5.||16 June 2018||C1 Vs C2||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|6.||16 June 2018||C3 Vs C4||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|7.||16 June 2018||D1 Vs D2||Spartak Stadium, Moscow|
|8.||16 June 2018||D3 Vs D4||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|9.||17 June 2018||E1 Vs E2||Levberdon Arena, Rostov on Don|
|10.||17 June 2018||E3 Vs E4||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|11.||17 June 2018||F1 Vs F2||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|12.||18 June 2018||F3 Vs F4||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod|
|13.||18 June 2018||G1 Vs G2||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|14.||18 June 2018||G3 Vs G4||Central Stadium, Volgograd|
|15.||19 June 2018||H1 Vs H2||Spartak Stadium, Moscow|
|16.||19 June 2018||H3 Vs H4||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|17.||19 June 2018||Russia Vs A3||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|18.||20 June 2018||A4 Vs A2||Levberdon Arena, Rostov on Don|
|19.||20 June 2018||B1 Vs B3||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|20.||20 June 2018||B4 Vs B2||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|21.||21 June 2018||C1 Vs C3||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|22.||21 June 2018||C4 Vs C2||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|23.||21 June 2018||D1 Vs D3||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod|
|24.||22 June 2018||D4 Vs D2||Central Stadium, Volgograd|
|25.||22 June 2018||E1 Vs E3||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|26.||22 June 2018||E4 Vs E2||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|27.||23 June 2018||F1 Vs F3||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|28.||23 June 2018||F4 Vs F2||Levberdon Arena, Rostov on Don|
|29.||23 June 2018||G1 Vs G3||Spartak Stadium, Moscow|
|30.||24 June 2018||G4 Vs G2||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod|
|31.||24 June 2018||H1 Vs H3||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|32.||24 June 2018||H4 Vs H2||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|33.||25 June 2018||A4 Vs Russia||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|34.||25 June 2018||A2 Vs A3||Central Stadium, Volgograd|
|35.||25 June 2018||B4 Vs B1||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|36.||25 June 2018||B2 Vs B3||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|37.||26 June 2018||C4 Vs C1||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|38.||26 June 2018||C2 Vs C3||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|39.||26 June 2018||D4 Vs D1||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|40.||26 June 2018||D2 Vs D3||Levberdon Arena, Rostov on Don|
|41.||27 June 2018||E4 Vs E1||Spartak Stadium, Moscow|
|42.||27 June 2018||E2 Vs E3||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod|
|43.||27 June 2018||F4 Vs F1||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|44.||27 June 2018||F2 Vs F3||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|45.||28 June 2018||G4 Vs G1||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|46.||28 June 2018||G2 Vs G3||Mordovia-Arena, Saransk|
|47.||28 June 2018||H4 Vs H1||Central Stadium, Volgograd|
|48.||28 June 2018||H2 Vs H3||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|49.||30 June 2018||WG A Vs RG B||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|50.||30 June 2018||WG C Vs RG D||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|51.||1 July 2018||WG B Vs RG A||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|52.||1 July 2018||WG D Vs RG C||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod|
|53.||2 July 2018||WG E Vs RG F||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|54.||2 July 2018||WG G Vs RG H||Levberdon Arena, Rostov on Don|
|55.||3 July 2018||WG F Vs RG E||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|56.||3 July 2018||WG H Vs RG G||Spartak Stadium, Moscow|
|57.||6 July 2018||WM 49 Vs WM 50||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod|
|58.||6 July 2018||WM 53 Vs WM 54||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|59.||7 July 2018||WM 51 Vs WM 52||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|60.||7 July 2018||WM 55 Vs WM 56||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|61.||10 July 2018||WM 57 Vs WM 58||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|62.||11 July 2018||WM 59 Vs WM 60||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|63.||14 July 2018||LM 61 Vs LM 62||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|64.||15 July 2018||WM 61 Vs WM 62||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
FIFA World Cup usually held after every four years from the inaugural season 1930 except 1942 and 1946 due to 2nd world war. Till now almost 20th edition of World Cup have been executed already where eight different nations won this mighty title. Team Brazil have claimed highest 5 title where Germany and Italy won four trophy each and also Germany is the defending champion. Argentina and Uruguay both won two times each where France, England and Spain have grabbed one time title each.
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