2018 World Cup In Russia
The world cup also known as the FIFA world cup is an international football competition that is contested by men’s national team who are members of FIFA that govern football worldwide. 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 tournament involves teams playing in qualifications matches to get a position in the final thirty-two teams, and this happens over a period of three years before the main event. 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. in all the times that the tournament has been held, Brazil is the only team to have played in all. Germany and Italy are second having won the world cup four times each. Argentina and Uruguay each has won the title two times while England, France, and Spain have won once each. Two times winners of the title each are Argentina and Uruguay while France, England, and Spain all have won the competition one time each.
FIFA world cup tournament has the highest number of viewers worldwide, and it’s the most followed event 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 2018 hosting rights winners were Russia and the 21st tournament is set to be held in Russia from June 14th to July 15th. This will be the first world cup competition to be 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. A total of sixty four matches will be played in different venues that are chosen by FIFA and the final match scheduled to be played in Moscow.
The current holders of the title are Germany and are heavily tasked in the defending it. 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. Job opportunities arises at this period since people from different countries arrives and tend to spend, also cities and towns gain different profile hence leading to their development. Due to movement of people from different countries, jobs arises as there is high spending during this period and cities and towns gains high profiles thus tend to develop.