The World Cup 2018 News Headlines

Goalkeeping great Buffon turns 40
Goalkeeping great Buffon turns 40
28 Jan 2018

On his 40th birthday, FIFA.com celebrates the winner of the inaugural The Best FIFA Goalkeeper award and a FIFA World Cup™ winner with Italy, Gianluigi Buffon.

World Cup rivalries reprised
World Cup rivalries reprised
2 Dec 2017

Following Friday's Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA.com highlights some of the 'throwback' matches we can expect to see at the world finals in Russia.

Balanced groups drawn for Russia 2018
Balanced groups drawn for Russia 2018
1 Dec 2017

Following a long road of qualifying joy and heartache, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has finally snapped into focus after the Final Draw on 1 December in Moscow’s Kremlin State Palace.

Lineker: The World Cup is very special
Lineker: The World Cup is very special
30 Nov 2017

In the lead-up to the Russia 2018 Final Draw, legendary England striker Gary Lineker shared his views with FIFA.com on Friday’s ceremony and next year’s big event.

Coaching quartet voice Final Draw hopes
Coaching quartet voice Final Draw hopes
30 Nov 2017

FIFA.com spoke with four coaches ahead of Friday’s Final Draw at the State Kremlin Palace and asked them what they are hoping for from the event.

Russia’s football capital awaits the Final Draw
Russia’s football capital awaits the Final Draw
29 Nov 2017

Without question, the eyes of the footballing world will be on Moscow this week, as the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ takes place on Friday.

Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018
Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018
28 Nov 2017

Learn all about the 32 teams that will play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ by viewing our colourful, interactive guide!

 

The Final Draw: How it works
The Final Draw: How it works
28 Nov 2017

Featuring 32 teams, eight unbiased pairs of hands and millions of TV viewers, the Final Draw for the 21st FIFA World Cup™ will take place this coming Friday in Moscow. We  answers all the key questions ahead of eagerly awaited ceremony.

Collina: Referees can count on me
Collina: Referees can count on me
27 Nov 2017

During his career, Pierluigi Collina officiated so diligently and competently that he was voted the world's best referee for six consecutive years between 1998 and 2003. The Italian redefined the role and became the first star referee.

 

Close-up on Final Draw procedures
Close-up on Final Draw procedures
27 Nov 2017

Following the approval of the draw procedures for the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in September 2017, the confirmation of the pots, and the announcement of the conductors and assistants, the scene is set for all 32 participating member associations.

...from UEFA.com

Previous Winners...

YEAR WINNER
2014 Germany
2010 Spain
2006 Italy
2002 Brazil
1998 France
1994 Brazil
1990 West Germany
1986 Argentina
1982 Italy
1978 Argentina
1974 West Germany
1970 Brazil
1966 England
1962 Brazil
1958 Brazil

Won most by: Brazil - 5 times winners


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