Sunday, February 19, 2017

FIFA World Cup Winner List (Previous Winner)

FIFA World Cup Winner List (Previous Winner)- FIFA World Cup is a quadrennial international football tournament. It is contested among the men’s national teams of the member association of international federation of association football, popularly known as FIFA. The matches of the Cup are scheduled to take place from 14 June to 15 July, 2018. The name of Russia as a host country became final by and large after the country got the hosting right of the Confederations Cup, 2017. However, the right to host was awarded to Russia on 02 December, 2010. This Cup is important for a number of reasons. This is the first World Cup that is going to be held in Eastern Europe. No Word Cup event has been organized in the European countries since 2006 and that has made this Cup more heartening for the Euopean spectators.

FIFA World Cup Winner List (Previous Winner)

Past Winners of Football World Cup
YEARWINNERSRUNNERS-UPHOSTS & TOTAL TEAMS
1930
Uruguay
ArgentinaUruguay: 13 teams were invited. no qualification
1934
Italy
CzechslovakiaItaly: 16 teams qualified through qualification round
1938
Italy
HungaryFrance: 16 teams qualified but Austria withdrew
1950
Uruguay
BrazilBrazil: 13 teams competed after 3 teams withdrew
1954
West Germany
HungarySwitzerland: 16 teams from 4 regions
1958
Brazil
SwedenSweden: 16 team from three regions (no asia)
1962
Brazil
CzechslovakiaChile: 16 teams (no teams from Asia or Africa)
1966
England
West GermanyEngland: 16 teams 4 regions (North Korea Asian)
1970
Brazil
ItalyMexico: 16 teams 5 regions (Morocco 1st africa side)
1974
West Germany
NetherlandsWest Germany: 16 teams 5 regions
1978
Argentina
NetherlandsArgentina: 16 teams
1982
Italy
West GermanySpain: Expanded to 24 teams from 6 confederations
1986
Argentina
West GermanyMexico: 24 teams and 52 matches made it biggest
1990
West Germany
ArgentinaItaly: 24 teams (More than 1 Asian team for first time)
1994
Brazil 
Italy United States: 24 teams 5 confenderations
1998
France 
BrazilFrance: Expanded to 32 teams (8 groups of 4 teams)
2002
Brazil 
GermanyKorea/Japan: 32 teams, (first time in hosted in asia)
2006
Italy 
FranceGermany: 32 teams, 64 matches, record attendance
2010
Spain 
NetherlandsSouth Africa: 32 teams (first time in Africa)
2014
Germany 
ArgentinaBrazil: 32 team (most viewed world cup in history)

Sunday, February 12, 2017

FIFA World Cup 2018 Broadcasting TV Channel - Worldwide

FIFA World Cup 2018 Broadcasting TV Channel Worldwide- The current format of the FIFA World Cup involves a qualification phase that currently takes place in every three years, in order to determine as to which team will take its place in the tournament phase, popularly known as World Cup Finals.


Altogether 32 teams, including the automatically qualifying host nations. These teams compete in the tournament phase for the title at the venues within the host nations over a period of about a month.
Till date, World Cup tournaments have been won by eight different national teams. Importantly, the team of Brazil has won it for five times and this team has got the distinction of playing each and every tournament. The other World Cup winners are namely Germany and Italy with four titles each. However, Uruguay and Argentina have two titles each. In addition to these teams, England, France and Spain are the teams that have one title each.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Broadcasting TV Channel 

Soon after the dates of FIFA World Cup announced, the FIFA aficionados became quite agog to know the FIFA World Cup Broadcasting TV Channel. Here are some of the details of these channels:


Broadcasting TV Channels in US and UK and Canada

The fans of FIFA in US can see the matches on Fox, Telemundo, NBC Deportes, whereas BBC and ITV will be broadcasting the matches in UK. If you are a resident of Canada, you can see the matches of FIFA on CTV, RDS and TSN.

Broadcasting TV Channels in France and Germany

TF1and BeIN Sports have bagged the broadcasting rights in France whereas ARD and ZDF will be broadcasting the matches for the viewers of Germany.

Broadcasting TV Channels in Indian Subcontinent

Talking about the Indian Subcontinent, Star Sports and ESPN Star will have the Broadcasting right in India, whereas PTV Sports and Ten Sports will be broadcasting the matches for the citizens in Pakistan, however the people of Nepal can view the matches in Nepal NTV.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

FIFA World Cup 2018 Prize Money – $700 Million

FIFA World Cup 2018 Prize Money – $700 Million- Often known as World Cup, the FIFA World Cup is one of the most popular international association football competitions. This competition is contested by the senior men’s national teams of FIFA, that is known as International Federation of Association Football (in English). FIFA is the global governing body of football matches.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Prize Money – $700 Million

FIFA increase the prize money pool by 22% which will take the final payments for 2018 world cup to be around $700 million. FIFA World Cup championship has been awarded on every 4 years since its inaugural tournament in 1930. However, in the years namely in 1942 and 1946 the tournament could not be held because of the spread of the Second World War. By winning the 2014 tournament in Brazil Germany became its current champion. The 2014 win was the fourth title of Germany.
FIFA Revenue details: FIFA made $4.8 billion during the 2014 world cup while the total expenses were around $2.7 billion resulting in $2.1 billion profit for FIFA.



FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
STAGE2018 WC PRIZE MONEY2014 WC PRIZE MONEY
Preparation Fee for 32 qualified teams$2 million each$1.5 million each
Group Stage (16 eliminated teams)$10 million each$8 million each
Round of 16 (8 eliminated teams)$12 million each$9 million each
Quarterfinal (4 losing sides)$18 million each$14 million each
Fourth Place Team$25 million$18 million
Third Place Team$30 million$20 million
Runners-up$40 million$25 million
Winners$50 million$35 million
Player Insurance feeTBA$100 million
player by player payments to parent clubs TBA$70 million


It was on 24th July, 2015 when the full FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule was announced by FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. It is important to note here that this announcement does not include any kick-off times, however if the sources close the officials of the FIFA are to be believed, it will be confirmed later.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier Teams

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier Teams- FIFA World Cup is a quadrennial international football tournament that is contested among the men’s national teams of the member nations of FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier Teams



FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier Teams- Importantly, Russia will be placed in position A1 in the group stage and get chance to play in the opening match at the Luzniki Stadium in Moscow on June, 14. This is the stadium that will be hosting the second semi final that is scheduled to be held on 11 July. Luzhniki Stadium will also be hosting the final on 15 July. However, the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg will be hosting the first semi-final on 10th July and the third place match on July 14. In addition to these, the draw will be held on 1 December, 2017 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow.

FIFA 2018 Qualifier Teams – Asia

CountryCountryCountryCountry
AfghanistanAustraliaBahrainBangladesh
BhutanBrunei DarussalamCambodiaChina PR
Chinese TaipeiGuamHong KongIndia
IranIraqJapanJordan
Korea DPRKorea RepublicKuwaitKyrgyzstan
LaosLebanonMacauMalaysia
MaldivesMongoliaMyanmarNepal
OmanPakistanPalestinePhilippines
QatarSaudi ArabiaSingaporeSri Lanka
SyriaTajikistanThailandTimor-Leste
TurkmenistanUnited Arab EmiratesUzbekistanVietnam
Yemen

FIFA 2018 Qualifier Teams – Africa

CountryCountryCountryCountry
AlgeriaAngolaBeninBotswana
Burkina FasoBurundiCameroonCape Verde Islands
Central African RepublicChadComorosCongo
Congo DRCôte d’IvoireDjiboutiEgypt
Equatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGabon
GambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea-Bissau
KenyaLesothoLiberiaLibya
MadagascarMalawiMaliMauritania
MauritiusMoroccoMozambiqueNamibia
NigerNigeriaRwandaSao Tome e Principe
SenegalSeychellesSierra LeoneSomalia
South AfricaSouth SudanSudanSwaziland
TanzaniaTogoTunisiaUganda
Zambia

FIFA 2018 Qualifier Teams – Europe

CountryCountryCountryCountry
Albania Andorra Armenia Austria
Azerbaijan BelarusBelgium Bosnia and Herzegovina
BulgariaCroatia Cyprus Czech Republic
Denmark England Estonia Faroe Islands
FinlandFrance FYR Macedonia Georgia
Germany Greece HungaryHungary Iceland
IsraelItaly KazakhstanLatvia
Liechtenstein Lithuania LuxembourgMalta
MoldovaMontenegro Netherlands Northern Ireland
Norway Poland Portugal Republic of Ireland
Romania RussiaSan Marino Scotland
Serbia SlovakiaSlovenia Spain
 SwedenSwitzerland Turkey Ukraine
Wales

FIFA 2018 Qualifier Teams – Oceania

CountryCountryCountryCountry
American SamoaCook IslandsFijiNew Caledonia
New ZealandPapua New GuineaSamoaSolomon Islands
TahitiTongaVanuatu
FIFA 2018 Qualifier Teams – South America
CountryCountryCountryCountry
ArgentinaBoliviaBrazilChile
ColombiaEcuadorParaguayPeru
UruguayVenezuela

FIFA 2018 Qualifier Teams – North, Central America and Caribbean

CountryCountryCountryCountry
AnguillaAntigua and BarbudaArubaBahamas
 BarbadosBelizeBermudaBritish Virgin Islands
Canada Cayman IslandsCosta RicaCuba
Curacao DominicaDominican RepublicEl Salvador
GrenadaGuatemalaGuyanaHaiti
HondurasJamaicaMexicoMontserrat
NicaraguaPanamaPuerto RicoSt. Kitts and Nevis
St. LuciaSt. Vincent / GrenadinesSurinameTrinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos IslandsUS Virgin IslandsUSA

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

FIFA World Cup 2018 Official Theme Song Released

FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia Official Theme Song Mp3 Video HD Released- Theme songs of the FIFA World Cup championship are the songs adopted officially to be used as warm-ups to the event, in order to accompany championships during the event and a grim reminder of the events for advertising campaigns for the World Cup, considering the singers’ exceptional universal world coverage as well as notoriety.


The FIFA World Cup championship theme songs are usually multilingual using English, the language of the official language of the organizing country as well as other world languages, Spanish being the notable language. Moreover, the official versions also result in cover versions in several other languages by the original artists or even by the local artists.

FIFA World Cup Official Theme Songs

FIFA World Cup Championship Theme Song Released

The good news for the FIFA World Cup 2018 fans is that its theme song is released—‘We are Racists’. And with just few days to go, the Fans of FIFA around the globe have been given a taste of what they were waiting for long. If the sources of the Russian Football Union, or RFU are to be believed, the song was written and co-produced by a band of Russian hooligans and other racist elements in the Russian society.


The FIFA World Cup Championship theme song, if the football administrators are to be believed, aptly manifests the football culture of the country. The football administrators went on to say that every world cup brings something special and the Russian World Cup will be about the monkey chants and casual racism—both on and off the pitch and that will be the special contribution to the game. It is important to know that the 2018 World Cup official theme song has same monkey chants which were directed at Ghanaian and former Arsenal Emmanuel Frimpong during a game between FC Ulfa and Spartak Moscow.

FIFA World Cup Official albums

1994 – Gloryland
1998 – Music of the World Cup: Allez! Ola! Ole!
2002 – The Official Album of the 2002 FIFA World Cup
2006 – Voices from the FIFA World Cup
2010 – Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album
2014 – One Love, One Rhythm – The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Album

Monday, January 30, 2017

FIFA World Cup 2018 Latest news

FIFA World Cup 2018 Latest news- No sooner was the schedule of the FIFA World Cup 2018 announced, the fans from across the globe became quite inquisitive to know the FIFA World Cup 2018 Latest News. If you are among those FIFA aficionados who want to know about every newsworthy event related with the FIFA ongoing tournament, your search ends here. Our professionals are working tirelessly in order to make you updated about every latest event related with the FIFA World Cup. And in order to know about all the details without a miss, the only thing that you need to do is to stay hooked to our website. We have got the reputation of being first with any newsworthy event related with the sports.


This World Cup is a quadrennial international football tournament that is contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. Russia got its hosting right after the country was awarded the rights on 2 December, 2010. Russia is going to host the FIFA Cup from June 14 to July 15, 2018. This World Cup will be the very first World Cup ever held in Eastern Europe and since the year 2006 it was the first that was held in Europe. ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Live Streaming

The final tournament of FIFA World Cup 2018 will involve 32 national teams that include 31 teams that will be determined through qualifying competitions as well as the automatically qualified host team. In the 12 venues, located in 11 cities, a total of 64 matches will be played.  The final of the tournament will be held on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It is important to note that the winner will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Bidding Process to Host 2018 FIFA World Cup

The bidding process for hosting the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup began in January, 2009. The national associations were given time till 2 February 2009 to register their interest. However, nine countries placed their bids for the FIFA World Cup 2018, but the team of Mexico withdrew from proceedings later on. The bid of Indonesia was rejected by FIFA in February 2010 after the Indonesian Government failed to submit a letter to support the bid.
In the bidding process, the three remaining non-UEFA Nations, namely Australia, Japan and the United Nations withdrew from the 2018 bids and the nations of UEFA were thus ruled out of the 2022 bid. Altogether, there were eventually four bids for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, namely England, Russia, Netherlands/Belgium and Spain/Portugal.


FIFA 2018 World Cup Latest news

All the fans of FIFA 2018 are very much agog to know about the FIFA 2018 World Cup latest. If you are among those who want to know every update regarding the ensuing World Cup, the only thing that you need to do is to stay hooked with our website. Our highly skilled, qualified, knowledgeable and vastly experienced professionals will be updating the site the moment any newsworthy event comes in. 

2018 FIFA world cup official Mascot Zabivaka

2018 FIFA world cup official Mascot Zabivaka- FIFA announced 2018 Fifa world cup official mascot on 21 October, 2016. FIFA world cup 2018 Russia official mascot is named as “Zabivaka” which means “the one who scores” as per Russian language. There was race among three mascots a cat, a tiger and a wolf to become mascot for the tournament. But with 53%, wolf was chosen. The wolf signifies the fun, charm and confidence.


FIFA World Cup is a quadrennial international football tournament that is contested among the men’s national teams of the member nations of FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Venues

The FIFA World Cup 2018 Venues are almost final. There are altogether 13 host cities on which the matches of the 2018 will be played. These cities are namely Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg. In order to reduce the travel time for the teams in a country as big as Russia, all the cities are in or just outside European Russia. The bid of Russia proposed 13 host cities and 16 stadiums.


FIFA World Cup 2018 Latest 

All the fans of FIFA 2018 are very much agog to know about the FIFA 2018 World Cup latest. If you are among those who want to know every update regarding the ensuing World Cup, the only thing that you need to do is to stay hooked with our website. Our highly skilled, qualified, knowledgeable and vastly experienced professionals will be updating the site the moment any newsworthy event comes in. 

FIFA World Cup 2018 Venues - Stadiums

FIFA World Cup 2018 Venues Stadiums- The FIFA World Cup 2018 Venues are almost final. There are altogether 13 host cities on which the matches of the 2018 will be played. These cities are namely Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg. In order to reduce the travel time for the teams in a country as big as Russia, all the cities are in or just outside European Russia. The bid of Russia proposed 13 host cities and 16 stadiums.

2018 FIFA World Cup Venues 

SL No.Name of CityName of StadiumStadium Capacity
01MoscowLuzhniki Stadium81,000
02MoscowOtkrytiye Arena44,929
03Saint PetersburgPiter Arena66,881
04KaliningradKaliningrad Stadium35,000
05KazanKazan Arena45,105
06Nizhny NovgorodNizhny Novgorod Stadium44,899
07SamaraCosmos Arena44,918
08VolgogradVolgograd Arena45,015
09SaranskMordovia-Arena45,015
10Rostov-on-DonLevberdon Arena43,702
11SochiFisht Olympic Stadium47,659
12YekaterinburgCentral Stadium35,000

FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Moscow (Luzhniki Stadium)

Moscow(Otkrytiye Arena)

Saint Petersburg (Piter Arena)

Kazan (Kazan Arena)

Nizhny Novgorod (Nizhny Novgorod Stadium)

Samara (Cosmos Arena)

Saransk (Mordovia-Arena)

Rostov-on-Don (Levberdon Arena)

Sochi (Fisht Olympic Stadium)

Yekaterinburg (Central Stadium)


Russia proposed the following host cities: Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg.
FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule in Russia host country. The World Cup matches will start from 14 June whereas the last match of the World Cup will be played on 15 July, 2018. That clearly means that the time period for which the FIFA 2018 will be played is 32 days. The total number of teams will be 32, from 5 to 6 confederations. As far as venues of the FIFA 2018 is concerned, there will be 12 venues

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule Fixtures PDF

Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule - FIFA World Cup is one of the most popular international association football competitions. This competition is contested by the senior men’s national teams of FIFA, that is known as International Federation of Association Football (in English). FIFA is the global governing body of football matches. FIFA World Cup championship has been awarded on every 4 years since its inaugural tournament in 1930. However, in the years namely in 1942 and 1946 the tournament could not be held because of the spread of the Second World War. By winning the 2014 tournament in Brazil Germany became its current champion. The 2014 win was the fourth title of Germany.


FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

The FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held from June 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018. It was on 24th July, 2015 when the full FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule was announced by FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. It is important to note here that this announcement does not include any kick-off times, however if the sources close the officials of the FIFA are to be believed, it will be confirmed later.


Importantly, Russia will be placed in position A1 in the group stage and get chance to play in the opening match at the Luzniki Stadium in Moscow on June, 14. This is the stadium that will be hosting the second semi final that is scheduled to be held on 11 July. Luzhniki Stadium will also be hosting the final on 15 July. However, the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg will be hosting the first semi-final on 10th July and the third place match on July 14. In addition to these, the draw will be held on 1 December, 2017 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule Fixtures PDF 

TimeGroupMatchVenue
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018
18:00 UTC
Group A
Russia vs A2
Moscow
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018
17:00 UTC
Group A
A3 vs A4
Ekateringburg
21:00 UTC
Group B
B1 vs B2
Sochi
18:00 UTC
Group B
B3 vs B4
Sain Petersburg
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018
13:00 UTC
Group C
C1 vs C2
Kazan
19:00 UTC
Group C
C3 vs C4
Saransk
16:00 UTC
Group D
D1 vs D2
Moscow
21:00 UTC
Group D
D3 vs D4
Kaliningrad
SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2018
21:00 UTC
Group E
E1 vs E2
16:00 UTC
Group E
E3 vs E4
18:00 UTC
Group F
F1 vs F2
MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018
15:00 UTC
Group F
F3 vs F4
18:00 UTC
Group G
G1 vs G2
21:00 UTC
Group G
G3 vs G4
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018
15:00 UTC
Group H
H1 vs H2
18:00 UTC
Group H
H3 vs H4
21:00 UTC
Group A
Russia vs A3
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018
15:00 UTC
Group B
B1 vs B3
21:00 UTC
Group B
B2 vs B4
18:00 UTC
Group A
A2 vs A4
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018
17:00 UTC
Group C
C1 vs C3
19:00 UTC
Group C
C2 vs C4
21:00 UTC
Group D
D1 vs D3
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018
18:00 UTC
Group D
D2 vs D4
15:00 UTC
Group E
E1 vs E3
20:00 UTC
Group E
E2 vs E4
SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018
18:00 UTC
Group F
F1 vs F3
21:00 UTC
Group F
F2 vs F4
15:00 UTC
Group G
G1 vs G3
SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018
15:00 UTC
Group G
G4 vs G2
21:00 UTC
Group H
H1 vs H3
20:00 UTC
Group H
H2 vs H4
MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018
18:00 UTC
Group A
A4 vs Russia
17:00 UTC
Group A
A2 vs A3
21:00 UTC
Group B
B1 vs B4
20:00 UTC
Group B
B2 vs B3
TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018
17:00 UTC
Group C
C1 vs C4
17:00 UTC
Group C
C2 vs C3
21:00 UTC
Group D
D1 vs D4
21:00 UTC
Group D
D2 vs D3
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018
21:00 UTC
Group E
E1 vs E4
21:00 UTC
Group E
E2 vs E3
17:00 UTC
Group F
F1 vs F4
19:00 UTC
Group F
F2 vs F3
THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018
20:00 UTC
Group G
G1 vs G4
21:00 UTC
Group G
G2 vs G3
17:00 UTC
Group H
H1 vs H4
18:00 UTC
Group H
H2 vs H3

ROUND OF 16

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018
21:00 UTC
1A vs 2B
17:00 UTC
1C vs 2D
SUNDAY, JULY 01, 2018
17:00 UTC
1B vs 2A
21:00 UTC
1D vs 2C
MONDAY, JULY 02, 2018
18:00 UTC
1E vs 2F
21:00 UTC
1G vs 2H
TUESDAY, JULY 03, 2018
17:00 UTC
1F vs 2E
21:00 UTC
1H vs 2G

QUARTER-FINALS

FRIDAY, JULY 06, 2018
17:00 UTC
W49 vs W50
21:00 UTC
W53 vs W54
SATURDAY, JULY 07, 2018
21:00 UTC
W51 vs W52
18:00 UTC
W55 vs W56

SEMI-FINALS

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018
21:00 UTC
W57 vs W58
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018
21:00 UTC
W59 vs W60

THIRD PLACE

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018
17:00 UTC
L61 vs L62

FINAL

SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2018
18:00 UTC
W61 vs W62