2018 FIFA World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup
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France with the World Cup trophy.
Tournament details
Host countryRussia
Dates14 June – 15 July
Teams32 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)12 (in 11 host cities)
Final positions
Champions23x15px France (Script error: No such module "Ordinal". title)
Runners-up23x15px Croatia
Third place23x15px Belgium
Fourth place23x15px England
Tournament statistics
Matches played64
Goals scored169 (2.64 per match)
Attendance3,031,768 (47,371 per match)
Top scorer(s)ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG Harry Kane (6 goals)[1]
Best playerTemplate:Fbicon Luka Modrić[2]
Best young playerTemplate:Fbicon Kylian Mbappé[2]
Best goalkeeperBELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL Thibaut Courtois[3]
Fair play award23x15px Spain
2014
2022
All statistics correct as of 3 July 2018.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the 21st FIFA World Cup, which is a men's football tournament that takes place every four years and is organized by FIFA. The tournament took place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018,[4] after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010. This was the first World Cup taking place in Eastern Europe.

The defending champions were Germany. France won the tournament after defeating Croatia 4–2.[5] This was France's 2nd World Cup title. France qualified for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Qualified teams

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     Teams qualified for World Cup      Teams did not qualify for World Cup      Teams removed from the tournament by FIFA before playing a match      Countries were not FIFA members

Russia is the host country, so the Russian team automatically qualified.

Team Qualified as Date of
qualification
23x15px Argentina CONMEBOL qualification 3rd place 10 October 2017
23x15px Australia CONCACAF v AFC play-off winners 15 November 2017
23x15px Belgium UEFA Group H winners 3 September 2017
23x15px Brazil CONMEBOL qualification winner 28 March 2017
23x15px Colombia CONMEBOL qualification 4th place 10 October 2017
23x15px Costa Rica CONCACAF Fifth Round runners-up 7 October 2017
23x15px Croatia UEFA Second Round winners 12 November 2017
23x15px Denmark UEFA Second Round winners 14 November 2017
23x15px Egypt CAF Third Round Group E winners 8 October 2017
23x15px England UEFA Group F winners 5 October 2017
23x15px France UEFA Group A winners 10 October 2017
23x15px Germany UEFA Group C winners 5 October 2017
23x15px Iceland UEFA Group I winners 9 October 2017
23x15px Iran AFC Third Round Group A winners 12 June 2017
23x15px Japan AFC Third Round Group B winners 31 August 2017
23x15px Mexico CONCACAF Fifth Round top 3 1 September 2017
23x15px Morocco CAF Third Round Group C winners 11 November 2017
23x15px Nigeria CAF Third Round Group B winners 7 October 2017
23x15px Panama CONCACAF Fifth Round 3rd place 10 October 2017
23x15px Peru OFC v CONMEBOL play-off winners 15 November 2017
23x15px Poland UEFA Group E winners 8 October 2017
23x15px Portugal UEFA Group B winners 10 October 2017
23x15px Russia Host 2 December 2010
23x15px Saudi Arabia AFC Third Round Group B runners-up 5 September 2017
23x15px Senegal CAF Third Round Group D winners 10 November 2017
23x15px Serbia UEFA Group D winners 9 October 2017
23x15px South Korea AFC Third Round Group A runners-up 5 September 2017
23x15px Spain UEFA Group G winners 6 October 2017
23x15px Sweden UEFA Second Round winners 13 November 2017
23x16px  Switzerland UEFA Second Round winners 12 November 2017
23x15px Tunisia CAF Third Round Group A winners 11 November 2017
23x15px Uruguay CONMEBOL qualification runners-up 10 October 2017

Draw

The draw was held in Moscow at 18:00 MSK, on Friday 1 December 2017[6][7] The teams were divided into 4 pots, 8 teams each. The number in parenthesis show positions in the FIFA World Rankings prior to the tournament.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

23x15px Russia (65) (hosts)
23x15px Germany (1)
23x15px Brazil (2)
23x15px Portugal (3)
23x15px Argentina (4)
23x15px Belgium (5)
23x15px Poland (6)
23x15px France (7)

23x15px Spain (8)
23x15px Peru (10)
23x16px  Switzerland (11)
23x15px England (12)
23x15px Colombia (13)
23x15px Mexico (16)
23x15px Uruguay (17)
23x15px Croatia (18)

23x15px Denmark (19)
23x15px Iceland (21)
23x15px Costa Rica (22)
23x15px Sweden (25)
23x15px Tunisia (28)
23x15px Egypt (30)
23x15px Senegal (32)
23x15px Iran (34)

23x15px Serbia (38)
23x15px Nigeria (41)
23x15px Australia (43)
23x15px Japan (44)
23x15px Morocco (48)
23x15px Panama (49)
23x15px Korea Republic (62)
23x15px Saudi Arabia (63)

Stadiums

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Luzhniki Stadium hosted the final on 15 July.

Moscow:

Saint Petersburg:

Kaliningrad:

Nizhny Novgorod:

Volgograd:

Yekaterinburg:

Sochi:

Rostov-on-Don:

Saransk:

Samara:

Kazan

Group stage

The top two teams of each group advance to the round of 16. Matches are played on a round-robin basis.

Tiebreakers

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Group A

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Group B

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Group C

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Group D

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Group E

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Group F

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Group G

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Group H

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Knockout stage

Bracket

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Round of 16

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Quarter-finals

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Semi-finals

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Third place play-off

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Final

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Statistics

Goalscorers

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Discipline

A player is automatically suspended for the next match for the following offences:

  • Receiving a red card (red card suspensions may be extended for serious offences)
  • Receiving two yellow cards in two different matches; yellow cards expire after the completion of the quarter-finals (yellow card suspensions are not carried forward to any other future international matches)

The following suspensions were served during the tournament:

Player Offence(s) Suspension(s)
COLborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge COL Carlos Sánchez Sent off in Group H vs Japan (matchday 1; 19 June) Group H vs Poland (matchday 2; 24 June)
DENborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge DEN Yussuf Poulsen Booked in Group C vs Peru (matchday 1; 16 June)
Booked in Group C vs Australia (matchday 2; 21 June)
Group C vs France (matchday 3; 26 June)
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER Jérôme Boateng BookedBooked againSent off in Group F vs Sweden (matchday 2; 23 June) Group F vs South Korea (matchday 3; 27 June)
PANborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge PAN Armando Cooper Booked in Group G vs Belgium (matchday 1; 18 June)
Booked in Group G vs England (matchday 2; 24 June)
Group G vs Tunisia (matchday 3; 28 June)
PANborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge PAN Michael Amir Murillo Booked in Group G vs Belgium (matchday 1; 18 June)
Booked in Group G vs England (matchday 2; 24 June)
Group G vs Tunisia (matchday 3; 28 June)
RUSborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge RUS Igor Smolnikov BookedBooked againSent off in Group A vs Uruguay (matchday 3; 25 June) Round of 16 vs Spain (1 July)
SWEborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SWE Sebastian Larsson Booked in Group F vs Germany (matchday 2; 23 June)
Booked in Group F vs Mexico (matchday 3; 27 June)
Round of 16 vs Switzerland (3 July)
MEXborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge MEX Héctor Moreno Booked in Group F vs Germany (matchday 1; 17 June)
Booked in Group F vs Sweden (matchday 3; 27 June)
Round of 16 vs Brazil (2 July)
SUIborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SUI Stephan Lichtsteiner Booked in Group E vs Brazil (matchday 1; 17 June)
Booked in Group E vs Costa Rica (matchday 3; 27 June)
Round of 16 vs Sweden (3 July)
SUIborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SUI Fabian Schär Booked in Group E vs Brazil (matchday 1; 17 June)
Booked in Group E vs Costa Rica (matchday 3; 27 June)
Round of 16 vs Sweden (3 July)
FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA Blaise Matuidi Booked in Group C vs Peru (matchday 2; 21 June)
Booked in Round of 16 vs Argentina (30 June)
Quarter-finals vs Uruguay (6 July)
BRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BRA Casemiro Booked in Group E vs Switzerland (matchday 1; 17 June)
Booked in Round of 16 vs Mexico (2 July)
Quarter-finals vs Belgium (6 July)
SWEborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SWE Mikael Lustig Booked in Group F vs Mexico (matchday 3; 27 June)
Booked in Round of 16 vs Switzerland (3 July)
Quarter-finals vs England (7 July)
BELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL Thomas Meunier Booked in Group G vs Panama (matchday 1; 18 June)
Booked in Quarter-finals vs Brazil (6 July)
Semi-finals vs France (10 July)

Awards

Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
Template:Fbicon Luka Modrić Template:Fbicon Eden Hazard Template:Fbicon Antoine Griezmann
Golden Boot Silver Boot Bronze Boot
Template:Fbicon Harry Kane Template:Fbicon Antoine Griezmann Template:Fbicon Romelu Lukaku
6 goals, 0 assists 4 goals, 2 assists 4 goals, 1 assist
Golden Glove
Template:Fbicon Thibaut Courtois
Best Young Player
Template:Fbicon Kylian Mbappé
FIFA Fair Play Award
23x15px Spain

Prize money

Prize money amounts were announced in October 2017.[8]

Position Amount (USD million)
Per team Total
Champions 38 38
Runners-up 28 28
Third place 24 24
Fourth place 22 22
5th–8th place 16 64
9th–16th place 12 96
17th–32nd place 8 128
Total 400

Notes

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References

  1. "England captain Harry Kane wins Golden Boot at 2018 World Cup". ESPN. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Modric wins World Cup Golden Ball as Mbappe named best young player". Goal.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  3. "World Cup 2018: Belgium and Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wins golden glove for best keeper". TheSun.co.uk. 15 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  4. FIFA.com (19 December 2014). "Ethics: Executive Committee unanimously supports recommendation to publish report on 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ bidding process". Press release. https://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2494723/index.html. 
  5. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - Matches - France - Croatia - FIFA.com". FIFA. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  6. "Final Draw to take place in State Kremlin Palace". FIFA.com. 24 January 2017.
  7. "Final Draw to take place at 18:00". telegraph.co.uk. 24 November 2017.
  8. Henley, Brendon (27 October 2017). "FIFA World Cup Prize Money" (PDF). FIFA. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 October 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2017.

Other websites

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