Facts You Didn’t Know about 18 FIFA World Cup

Facts You Didn’t Know about 18 FIFA World Cup

One of the most popular tournaments in sports is the FIFA World Cup. This tournament was founded in 1930 and in every 4 years since it was founded, FIFA World Cup takes place. In the online sports betting industry, this tournament is also considered as one of the most important events. Lots of online sportsbook sites on the internet gives different kinds of offers based on this tournament. Apart from these things about FIFA World Cup, here are some facts you didn’t know about 18 FIFA World Cup or the tournament in soccer that will be held this year.

Facts You Didn’t Know about 18 FIFA World Cup

Facts You Didn’t Know about 18 FIFA World Cup
Facts You Didn’t Know about 18 FIFA World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup

This World Cup that is scheduled this year will be the 21st FIFA World Cup since it was founded. 32 national teams of the member associations of FIFA will compete in this tournament. 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled from June 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018 in Russia. This FIFA World Cup in Russia will be the first World Cup in Europe since the tournament in Germany in 2006. 64 matches all in all will be played in 12 different venues in 11 cities. The final match will be held on July 15, 2018 at the popular Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Official stadiums

18 FIFA World Cup will take place on 12 different stadiums in 11 cities in Russia. Here are those:

  • Samara Arena
  • Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
  • Volgorad Arena
  • Ekaterinburg Arena
  • Mordovia Arena
  • Rostov Arena
  • Kaliningrad Stadium
  • Spartak Stadium
  • Fisht Stadium
  • Saint Petersburg Stadium
  • Luzhniki Stadium

These popular stadiums have been renovated for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Sponsors of this tournament

Since FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest tournaments in sports, different kinds of companies will sponsor this tournament. Here are the sponsors of 2018 FIFA World Cup:


  • Adidas
  • Coca-Cola
  • Gazprom
  • Hyundai-Kia
  • Qatar Airways
  • VISA
  • Wanda Group

FIFA World Cup Sponsors

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Hisense
  • McDonald’s
  • Mengniu Dairy
  • Vivo

Asian supporter

  • Yadea

European supporters

  • Alfa-Bank
  • Alrosa
  • Rostelecom
  • Russian Airways

Cash prize

A total of $400,000,000 USD amount of cash prize will be given to the winning teams of this tournament. It was announced in October 2017. Here are the prizes of each winnings:

  • Champions – $38,000,000 USD
  • Runners-up – $28,000,000 USD
  • Third place – $24,000,000 USD
  • Fourth place – $22,000,000 USD
  • 5th to 8th place – $64,000,000 USD
  • 9th to 16th place – $96,000,000 USD
  • 17th to 32nd place – $128,000,000 USD

Effect in the online sports betting industry

This tournament has a huge effect in the industry of online sports betting. Lots of online sportsbook websites just like the QQ828 Malaysia sports made different kinds of promotional offers since this tournament is very popular. QQ828 is the best online sportsbook with Event World Cup Daily Rewards promotion among all sports betting websites.

To all the fans of soccer game, FIFA World Cup is the most awaited event. It is because this tournament is so fun to watch and it could give benefits to an online soccer bettor. Those facts you didn’t know about 18 FIFA World Cup above is very important to know if you are a fan of soccer game.

Gary Campbell

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