The Beginner’s Guide to Teams

2018 World Cup In Russia

The world cup known as the FIFA world cup is a global tournament heavily contested by national men’s team that is governed by an international body known as FIFA. since 1930 when the competition was started and only during the second world war in 1942, it has been held after every four years.

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. only the team for the hosting country that qualifies directly.

In the twenty world cup competitions that have been held so far, eight different national teams have won it with Brazil holding the record having won five times. Also, Brazil is the only team that has played in all the tournaments that have been held. The second teams to have won the tournament most are Germany and Italy having won two 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 winner of the competition also carry home a huge lump sum of money as it the most precious trophy .

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.

All the thirty two national teams will be involved, which includes the qualifying Thirty one teams and the host who qualify automatically. The competition will involve the thirty two teams including the qualifying thirty one and the automatic qualifier which is the host country team. 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. The world cup 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.