FIFA World Cup

Publication date: 09 Aug 2022

About the FIFA World Cup

The Football World Cup (FIFA World Cup, World Cup, Mundial) is the main international football competition in which the national teams of FIFA member countries of all continents can participate. Once every 4 years the final tournaments of the championships are held.

The Women’s World Cup has also been held every four years since 1991, and always takes place one year after the Men’s World Cup.

2022 FIFA World Cup

The 22nd FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December. It is the first experience of hosting a World Cup in the Middle East. Moreover, it is the first championship to be held in winter rather than in May, June, July. The final match will take place on 18 December at the Lusail National Stadium, which can host 80,000 spectators.

 Official FIFA World Cup website 

History of the FIFA World Cup

The first World Cup was held in 1930 with 13 teams participating. The winning team at the time was Uruguay, as a result beating Argentina by a score of 4-2. In 2010, Argentina’s last player to take part in the competition, forward Francisco Varallo, died. He once shared his impressions of the momentous event: “We went to the final with Uruguay like we were going to war. I still can’t get over the loss”.

Previous FIFA World Cup results

The year Venue Results/ Place
2018 Russia 1 – France

2 – Croatia

3 – Belgium

2014 Brazil 1 – Germany

2 – Argentina

3 – Netherlands

2010 South Africa 1 – Spain

2 – Netherlands

3 – Germany

It has already been announced that the 2026 FIFA World Cup will take place from 8 June to 3 July in three countries:

  • USA
  • Mexico
  • Canada

In conclusion we would like to say that not so long is left to wait for one of the biggest events in the world of football!

Keep an eye on the dates of the FIFA World Cup and other events in our Sports events calendar.

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