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. The competition is held after every four years since it was started in 1930 and only during the Second World War when it was not held in 1942.
There is a qualification phase where teams play in three years before the main event where only thirty-two teams qualify for the tournament. only the team for the hosting country that qualifies directly.
Brazil holds the record for most world cup wins of five times being one of the eight national teams that have won the tournament in the twenty times that it has been held. Also, Brazil is the only team that has played in all the tournaments that have been held. Other winners of the competition most times are Germany, and Italy national teams have won four 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 competition worldwide has the highest number of followers worldwide in the sports category and attracts a huge number of viewers globally. It is also the most precious trophy as the winner enjoys a huge lump of money.
There is a bidding procedure that is carried out by the Federation committee of twenty-two members who vote, vet and determine which country to host the world cup tournament. Russia won the hosting rights to host the 2018 world cup tournament that is scheduled to be held on 14th June to June 15th which will be the 21st competition of the time. 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. Matches scheduled to be played at different venues set by FIFA will sum up to sixty four and the final be played in Moscow.
The current holders of the title are Germany and are heavily tasked in the defending it. The host country benefits in many ways during the occurrence of the tournament. 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.