The FIFA World Cup, moreover recognized merely as a result of the World Cup, is a world affiliation soccer rivals contested by the senior males’s nationwide teams of the members of FIFA, the sport’s worldwide governing physique.
Since the first occasion in 1930, the championship has been awarded every 4 years, besides 1942 and 1946, when it was not held because of Second World War. France is the current champion, having acquired their second title on the 2018 occasion in Russia.
The current format contains a qualification half that lasts three years to seek out out which teams advance to the occasion half. During the occasion half, 32 teams compete for the title at venues all via the host nation(s) over the course of some month. The host nation(ies) robotically qualify.
The World Cup is the world’s most prestigious affiliation soccer occasion, along with basically essentially the most broadly seen and adopted single sporting event.
The cumulative viewership of all 2006 World Cup matches was estimated to be 26.29 billion, with an estimated 715.1 million people watching the final word match, accounting for one-ninth of the world’s inhabitants.
Where Will The Next World Cup Be?
The 2026 FIFA World Cup can be the primary to be hosted by larger than two worldwide areas if the Canada, Mexico, and United States bid is chosen.