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