Host Country: Russia
The 21st World Cup involves 32 teams who will play a total of 64 matches. These will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities across Russia.
Date of the Finals: 14th June - 15th July
Number of Venues: 12 (11 Host Cities)
FIFA.com provides an overview of the facts and figures from the FIFA World Cup™, one month after the final whistle.
Nearly a month after playing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final, Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football.
Spain midfielder David Silva has announced his retirement from international football after spending nearly 12 years with La Roja.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed his retirement from international football. The 31-year-old centre-half was part of the Spain team that won the country's first world title in 2010 and was also a starter in the UEFA EURO 2012 final, when La Roja won their third successive major championship.
Following the conclusion of the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup, an analysis of betting turnover was carried out by FIFA and Sportradar.
Uzbekistan have hired Hector Cuper as their new coach, following the Argentinian tactician leading Egypt to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Won most by: Brazil - 5 times winners
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