FIFA World Cup 2018
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. only in 1942 during the second world war when the tournament was not held, lest it has been occurring after every four
years since its inaugural in 1930.
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. Germany and Italy are second having won the world cup four times each. Argentina and Uruguay each has won the title two times while England, France, and Spain have won once each. Two times winners of the title each are Argentina and Uruguay while France, England, and Spain all have won the competition one time each.
The competition worldwide has the highest number of followers worldwide in the sports category and attracts a huge number of viewers globally. The trophy being one of the most precious trophies in the world, the winner gets a huge amount of money from the competition.
To host the world cup tournament in a country, different countries places bids to the Federation and the procedure is conducted by the twenty two members of the Federation to vet, vote and determine which of the country is to host the world cup. 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 competition to be held in eastern Europe.
The tournament will involve the thirty two national teams including one automatic host national team and the qualifying thirty one. There will be sixty four matches to be played at different venues that have been selected by FIFA and the final match will be played in Moscow.
The current holders of the title are Germany and are heavily tasked in the defending it. during the tournament the host benefit a lot. 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.