FIFA big wigs are gearing up for what is being dubbed the most anticipated sports event in the world, the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The sporting event will take place from June 14 – July 15, in Russia. The games will be televised as well as live-streamed by FOX Sports GO and the FOX Sports app. The 21st FIFA World Cup matches which kicks-off on 14 June, at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, will be the first World Cup played in Europe since the 2006 tournament in Germany.
According to FIFA, the final tournament will involve 32 national teams, which include 31 teams determined through qualifying competitions and the automatically qualified host team. Of the 32 teams, 20 will be making back-to-back appearances following the last tournament in 2014, including defending champions Germany, while Iceland and Panama will both be making their first appearances at a FIFA World Cup. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities. The final will take place on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
The FIFA World Cup Champion will be crowned on FOX with the final scheduled for Sunday, July 15 at 11:00 AM ET. The winners of the World Cup will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.
All of the matches will be live streamed via FOX Sports GO, at FOXSports.com, through the FOX Sports and FOX Sports GO apps on iOS and Android, and on connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku, Chromecast and Xbox One.
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