2018 FIFA World Cup RUSSIA
Чемпионат мира по футболу 2018
Chempionat mira po futbolu 2018
Host country: Russia
Dates 8 June – 8 July 2018 (32 days)
Teams 32 (expected) (from 5 or 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 11 host cities)
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international men's football tournament, that is scheduled to take place in 2018 in Russia. This will be the first World Cup held in the former Soviet Union.
The finals tournament will involve 32 national teams, including that of the host nation, assuming the current format of the finals is maintained. The final is expected to take place in Moscow at the Luzhniki Stadium.