The 2018 World Cup will take place in Russia. 32 countries will be fighting for the title of soccer world champion! These are the countries that made it to the World Cup:
Group A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Group B: Portugal, Spain, Iran, Morocco
Group C: France, Peru, Denmark, Australia
Group D: Argentina, Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
Group G: Belgium, England, Tunisia, Panama
Group H: Poland, Colombia, Senegal, Japan
Last year’s Champions will try to defend their title. Germany has had 4 Champions titles. Brazil has had the most with 5 so the competition is close.
The Games start on June 14th and end on June 28th. Stay tuned during the summer to not miss the games!
The Telstar 18 is the name of the soccer ball that is going to be used for the world cup. The Telstar is a rejuvenated look of a ball that has been used in a past world cup from about 50 years ago.Almost 50 years later, Telstar 18 features a brand new carcass, high technology and sustainable elements such as recycled packaging. It also includes an embedded NFC chip, which enables consumers to interact with the ball using a smartphone. The personalized and location-aware experience displays details of each ball and provides access to challenges which users can enter in the run-up to the FIFA World Cup.
Fisht Olympic Stadium
Stadion Nizhny Novgorod