2018 World Cup In Russia
also known as FIFA world cup, the World cup is an international football tournament which is played by men’s national teams belonging to the global governing body of football federation called FIFA. only in 1942 during the second world war when the tournament was not held, lest it has been occurring after every four
years since its inaugural in 1930.
The competition involves a qualification phase where teams compete for a position over a period of three years where only thirty-two are to be selected to play in the tournament. The national men’s team in the country that the competition is to be held get a direct spot to contest for the world cup.
Brazil holds the record for most world cup wins of five times being one of the eight national teams that have won the tournament in the twenty times that it has been held. in all the times that the tournament has been held, Brazil is the only team to have played in all. Other winners of the competition most times are Germany, and Italy national teams have won four times each. Winners of the tournament two times each are Uruguay and Argentina while one time winners of the world cup are England, Spain and France.
The world cup is the most widely viewed competition worldwide and attracts a large number of followers in the sports category globally. The trophy being one of the most precious trophies in the world, the winner gets a huge amount of money from the competition.
For a country to host the tournament, a bidding procedure is conducted where countries place their bids and the Federation committee that comprises of twenty-two members vote to determine the host. The 21st world cup tournament is scheduled to be held in Russia, This is after they won the hosting rights and it will be on June 14th to July 15th 2018. This will be the first world cup being held in eastern Europe.
The tournament will involve the thirty two national teams including one automatic host national team and the qualifying thirty one. Matches scheduled to be played at different venues set by FIFA will sum up to sixty four and the final be played in Moscow.
Germany are the current holders of the title and will be tasked to defend the title if they qualify. during the tournament the host benefit a lot. And some of the benefits are that the economic growth as hotels and tourism is at peak during this time. The benefits such as economic growth as tourism peaks during this period. Also a lot of jobs emerges during this time as people from different countries visits and spend., Cities gain a different high profiles and this leads to growth.