The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial global football competition challenged by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is planned to happen in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the nation was granted the facilitating rights on 2 December 2010.
This will be the first ever World Cup takes place in Europe since the 2006 competition in Germany, and the primary ever to be held in Eastern Europe and the 11th time that it was held in Europe. The greater part of the stadium venues are in European Russia, to keep travel time reasonable.
The last competition will include 32 national groups, which incorporate 31 groups decided through qualifying rivalries and the naturally qualified host group. Of the 32 groups, 20 will show up following the last competition in 2014, including shielding champions Germany, while Iceland and Panama will both show up at a FIFA World Cup. An aggregate of 64 matches will be played in 12 settings situated in 11 urban areas. The last will occur on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
The Champions of the World Cup will be forwarded for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.
FIFA 2018 Grouping: