The 2018 World Cup in Russia is the 21st tournament held in the FIFA World Cup.
The competition was held in Russia from June 14th to July 15th, 2018. It was the first time that the World Cup was held in Russia. It was also the first time that the World Cup was held in Eastern Europe.
There are a total of 32 teams from five continents participating in this event. Except that the host Russia team automatically obtained the qualifications, the remaining 31 teams qualified for the pre-selection events organized by the continents.