FIFA World Cup 2018 – An Overview

FIFA World Cup 2018 – An Overview – France won the title

 

 

  • FIFA World Cup is an international men’s football tournament contested between the national teams of member associations.
  • It is held once in every four years.
  • The one month long, 21st edition of FIFA was held at Russia, the first FIFA World Cup took place Eastern Europe.
  • FIFA 2018 was also the most expensive World Cup ever, with an outlay of $14.2 billion.
  • The tournament included 32 teams from 5 confederations.

 

 

Important

  • The FIFA World Cup-2022 will be hosted by Qatar, the first Arab country to host it.
  • The FIFA World Cup-2014 was held in Brazil.

 

 

About Emblem & Mascot

  • The Official Emblem of the tournament was designed by the Brandia Central (a brand consulting agency of Portugal), representing Russian art and Russian Flag.
  • The Official Mascot of FIFA World Cup 2018 was Zabivaka – “the one who scores” (in Russian) is a wolf who radiates fun, charm and confidence

 

 

Winning Tally

  • The teams of France and Croatia competed for the final match, that took place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
  • France has clinched the trophy by defeating Crotia with 4–2. The team has grabbed their second world World Cup title.
  • The Crotia has been followed by Belgium and England.
  • This is for the first time that countries from the same continent won four consecutive tournaments (Italy in 2006, Spain in 2010 and Germany in 2014).

 

 

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Quiz

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