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Experience The World Cup Live

Welcome to WONTRA’s resource page for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

It is common knowledge that Russia is billed to host the world greatest and most watched football event – the FIFA World Cup. The quadrennial tournament will see the best players and countries in world football will head to the ‘World Largest Nation’ hoping to be crowned world champions.

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place from 14 June to 15 July, 2018 and games will be played at the FIFA-confirmed stadiums across the 11 host cities. The first match of the tournament will see Russia take on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, 14 June at the Luzhniki Stadium.

A total of 64 games will be played to decide the eventual winner of the cup. All of the final four matches of the World Cup (Final, Two Semi-Finals and Third-Place Play-Off) will be played at either the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow or the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.

After the 2018 tournament in Russia, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Qatar. This will be the first World Cup to be held in Asia since 2002 and also the first World Cup ever to be held in the Middle East, and in an Arab and a majority-Muslim country. This tournament will be the last to involve 32 teams, with an increase to 48 teams scheduled from the 2026 tournament.

This resource page has all the key information about the host cities, match venues (stadium), tickets and travel packages to the 21st Edition of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Key Facts:
Dates: 14 June – 15 July
Match Ball:  Adidas Telstar
Mascot: Zabivaka ("the One who Scores")
Teams: 32 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 11 host cities)

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