World Cup 2018:
FIFA World Cup 2018 first Match: Hosts Russia one on one with Saudi Arabia in the opener today
- The FIFA World Cup 2018 will take place from June 14 to July 15
- A total of 32 teams will be competing for the coveted trophy
FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia will see 32 nations competing for the coveted trophy. Each team has fielded a 23-man squad for the quadrennial event. The tournament starts from today and will continue till July 15
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It's time to mark your dates, the action will unfold in Russia over the next month.
The world’s best soccer players will descend on Russia for the 2018 World Cup beginning on Today.
That means some of the planet’s most recognizable names — like Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo — will be joined by superstars from six continents hoping to lift the famous trophy.
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The campus of Moscow State University is located in Sparrow Hills, a leafy haven overlooking Luzhniki Stadium, the main arena for this year's soccer World Cup.
Students are still cramming for final exams. But starting with the tournament's opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Thursday, thousands of screaming soccer enthusiasts will pack the official fan zone in front of the university's landmark main building to watch the tournament.
Not everyone at the school is a fan of the World Cup.
"It won't just affect students, but the work of research institutes and laboratories," said Nadya, a 24-year-old biology major who belongs to a group of students that opposes the fan zone. She asked that her last name not is used for fear of repercussions from the university administration.
The 2018 World Cup is the latest large international sporting event hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. For the next month, hundreds of thousands of soccer fans will flock to Russia to watch 32 national teams play for the title of world champion. Nothing – and no one – will be allowed to disrupt the party.