Losing the Olympics? Another important, international, sports all four years event is occurring: the 2018 World Cup men’s soccer. While you have to wait until 2016 to be held for the World Cup in North America, 14 joined the event in Russia in June, and the games were intense. The international football competition takes place every four years, with fan favorites such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the new competition on their land in the name. But for the first time in 32 years, the US will not compete failed to qualify at the end of last year in the World Cup for the national team of men. Here’s what to know about the 2018th FIFA World Cup Where and when was the World Cup 2018? The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in cities across Russia June 14 to July 15 teams in 12 stadiums in 11 different cities, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod and Rostov-on-Don, including competition . both the opening match, semi-finals and final matches of the World established in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow played, FIFA announced last year. The stadium is about 80,000 spectators. The final of the 2018 World Cup kicks off Sunday 15. What teams expected to see in July? Heading into the 2018 World Cup, Germany, Brazil, Belgium and Portugal was one of the highest-ranking football clubs in April. Germany returns with the hope of his title defense in 2014 and Portugal team, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, hoping for their Euro 2016 victory. (However, Germany will have to catch up :. They lost to Mexico in their opening qualifier) Neymar, a star forward for Brazil is to help a dominant force in the field, Brazil in its toughest games. As captain, Neymar helped push Brazil 2016 Olympic gold medal in France, Argentina and Spain have also seen teams 2018th entry in the Argentina World Cup, however, has a slow start with its preliminary games in his first game against the loser drawing loved Iceland and losing 0-3 against Croatia. As with any major sporting event, there’s a chance for a Cinderella story. Iceland is competing in his first World Cup, after his stunning Euro 2016 runs and Panama makes its first appearance as well. In particular, Peru versa for the World Cup for the first time in 36 years. How exactly does the World Cup? First observer or occasional calcium can do a quick review of the needs of the World Cup works as well. After 32 teams for the tournament depending on which of the six FIFA confederations qualify include, officers seeds teams into eight groups based on their world rankings. In these groups (labeled A to H) four teams in preliminary, round robin games off square. On the basis of these two teams ever, the phase of knock-out pass. Why this name will compete in elimination matches, 16 teams total suggests, moves through the quarter-finals, semi-finals and then the finals. Why it is not competing in the United States in the 2018 World Cup? For the first time since 1986, the National Association of the US men do not compete in the World Cup. The team lost 2-1 in the final round of qualifying against Trinidad and Tobago in October 2017. But the loss was not the only thing that the United States out of the World Cup held 2018th assured US victories in Panama and Honduras their qualifier against Costa Rica and Mexico and miss. And US losses against other teams in the CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) do not bode well for the team’s chances. Soccer in the United States “was setback for several years” as a result, said Juergen Klinsmann, coach of the team was until November 2016, when he was ousted after its weak start, according to ESPN. “It ‘was a big disappointment.” The lack of qualification comes after an exciting tour of the United States at the World Cup 2014. In fact, titles goalkeeper Tim Howard when he rescues a beautiful and recording 16 against Belgium in the framework of the 16 captured on the United states cycle went to Belgium to lose but Howard was named FIFA man of the match and the delight of fans went up to the Wikipedia entry for the Secretary of Defense feature Howard to change. (Fan disappointed we should remember 2015, when the national women won the World Cup). Why is Russia hosts the 2018 World Cup? FIFA selected Russia for its host country in 2018 as part of a campaign to spread the World Cup in the new countries. and Qatar chosen as the host city of the World Cup for 2022, in 2010, FIFA “go to new countries,” Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA, half as its role has been supplanted the high profile bribe scandal, he said at the time, according to the New York Times. “Never has the World Cup was the Middle East and the Arab world has waited a long time in Russia and Eastern Europe as well.” Offer of Russia beat those from England and joint bids from Spain and Portugal and the Netherlands and Belgium. The offer was riddled Russia into question, however, when FIFA claims examined Russia and Qatar bribed voters to support their bids. In addition, he football fans Russia in recent months prompted growing concern for safety because of violent clashes. A police officer died of a heart attack instigated by a recent collision of Russian fans, according to Reuters. In 2016, violent clashes broke out between Russian and English fans in Marseille during the Euro 2016. And in 2017, said FIFA President Gianni Infantino was “not worried” about possible conflicts in the World Cup, according to the BBC . In April, FIFA, the Russian Football Union announced loaded with Fanem racism that is the result of a match between Russia and France in St. Petersburg earlier this year, according to the Associated Press. Russian fans targeted reportedly black French player with ‘monkey’ chants. And that is in front of only the last charge of the country with Fanem racism in Russian football. Alexi Smertin, the official anti-discrimination Russian Football Union, said he is working to identify the involved in the incident. “If these proven guilty, then there is a high probability that you will not be admitted, the World Cup and Russian league to participate,” he said, according to AP. The World Cup comes four years after Russia the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, on the other hand. Before the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea has suspended the International Olympic Committee of Russia from the competition due to a systematic, widespread doping control. individual athletes from the country were authorized under a flag without competition name “strict conditions.” However, the first bronze in the 2018 mixed doubles event deserves curlers Russians tested for performance-enhancing drugs and was positively touched his medal. How do I see on TV the 2018 World Cup? Viewers can catch all 64 matches of the 2018 World Cup live on Fox Sports. Thirty-eight of these games will be broadcast live by, including the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia, on July 14 at 11:00 ET, and the championship game on July 15 at 11:00 ET Viewers with cable can also watch the games on Fox Sports Go app on their phones or on their Android or iOS Apple TV, FireTV, Roku, Chrome, and Xbox. Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language sports network, will broadcast the matches of the World Cup in its network and Universe online. What is this whole cat thing ‘? A white, deaf, German cat Achilles’ name can predict the correct winner of the 2018th World Cup (You read that right.) Russian officials have announced that Achilles, who lives at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, is expected to predict the event expected result. In fact Achilles – “Cat oracle” called by the museum – right several games scheduled during the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in St. Petersburg. For games, the cat has chosen between two bowls of food with the flags of the participating countries. Achilles now joins the ranks of Paul the octopus – an octopus who predicted the victory of the 2014 World Cup in Germany itself. Can I buy tickets at the 2018 World Cup? Yes, tickets for the 2018 World Cup are still available. The phase of the last minute of the FIFA sale of tickets started in mid-April, which means that tickets are available on a first come first serve. “We would like to advise their football fans to place an online order, and once the sales period opens as expected strong demand, and the most sought-after cards are probably very quickly sell,” said FIFA on your content. More than 1.69 million tickets have already been purchased by September 2017. Who won the 2014 World Cup? German men’s national team won the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil in a thrilling 1-0 victory over Argentina. Mario Götze has the goal of winning the game against Argentina in extra time. (It is unclear whether Götze Germany team is doing for this year’s World Cup, second. ESPN) The German victory meant the defeat of Lionel Messi, who is widely known as one of the best soccer players in the world. Despite winning the best player of the tournament award in 2014, cried Messi of Argentina loss. “Right now, nothing can console me – not the price of something else,” he said after the game, according to FIFA. “Our only goal was to take home the World Cup and enjoy our victory with everyone in Argentina.” In 2018, Messi hopes for a chance at revenge. “We believe it is now or never,” he said recently by Sports Illustrated. However, he confirmed that Argentina had to win no favorite this year. “There are many better teams like Spain, Germany, Brazil and France,” he said. Where is the World Cup to be held in 2022? The 2022 World Cup will be held in Qatar, for the first time the international event in the Middle East instead. The organizers have already started the construction phases to prepare for the event. Meanwhile, FIFA is considering increasing the number of teams that can compete with the event in 2022 in the World Cup 48, should add to those 16 teams in the competition, 16 more games and four additional days of events a month. The head of the European Championship has the opposition voice from the project because it would expand the event and make the mid season break even longer, according to NBC Sports. Where is the World Cup to be held in 2026.? The United States, Canada and Mexico won a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup after FIFA has elected board members in June for North America option selected host Morocco on the offer, which was considered the riskier option. On offer North America, the United States-60 hit 80 hosted games, all 10 games Hosts Mexico and Canada would leave. Correction: The original version of this story misrepresentation pm The teams at the 2018 World Cup Italy did not qualify for the World Cup this year and is therefore not a team to watch.