FIFA World Cup 2018 features 32 (of 209) national team squads and it will be Russia's first time hosting.
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Did you know?
- Dates: Jun 14, 2018 – Jul 15, 2018
- Venues: 11 cities, 12 stadiums
(2 stadiums in Moscow)
- Mascot: Zabivaka
(a sporty euro wolf with a Russian name loosely translated to "The Goalscorer")
- Format: 32 teams; 8 groups of 4
- Favorites: Germany, Brazil, France, Spain, Argentina, Belgium.
- The U.S. failed to qualify for first time since 1986... ouch!
- Soccer powerhouse, Italy, also failed to qualify
- Winning nation earns $38 million!
(minimum $8 million for all participants)
- Zimbabwe failed to qualify for not paying coach's severance fee
- 48 teams will qualify for 2026 World Cup