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2018 FIFA World Cup

Ekaterinburg has won the right to host matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cupтм.

It will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international association football tournament that is scheduled to take place in 2018 in Russia. The tournament will involve 32 national teams, including that of the host nation. This will be the first time Russia hosts the tournament, as well as being the first World Cup in Eastern Europe. With Ekaterinburg it will also become the first World Cup hold in more than one continent, namely Europe and Asia.

A total of 64 matches will take place - 48 matches in the group stage and 16 at the stage of the playoffs. Teams from more than two hundred countries will participate in the qualifying tournament. Russia, as a host country, becomes qualified automatically for the tournament.

Carrying out the World Cup in Russia will attract unprecedented attention to the tournament. Traditionally, connecting East and West, Russia will unite the world through the universal power of football.

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