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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 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.

Eight different national teams have won the world cup in the twenty times the competition have been held, with the record of most wins been held by Brazil having won it five times. in all the times that the tournament has been held, Brazil is the only team to have played in all. 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. It is also the most precious trophy as the winner enjoys a huge lump of money.

To host the world cup tournament in a country, different countries places bids to the Federation and the procedure is conducted by the twenty two members of the Federation to vet, vote and determine which of the country is to host the world cup. 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. There will be sixty four matches to be played at different venues that have been selected by FIFA and the final match will 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. Economic growth are some of the benefits as tourism industry is boosted 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.