World Cup 2018

For Sochi, the excitement doesn’t end with 2014. After a few year hiatus, Russia’s resort city will be back on the world stage as it hosts the 2018 World Cup. And when a city in the biggest country hosts the largest event of the world’s most popular sport, there is no limit to the amount of excitement to be had. Matches will take place in the still new, and hardly used, Fisht Olympic Stadium in front of nearly 48,000 of the luckiest football fans in the world. Don’t miss your chance to be one of the 48,000. Come to Sochi in the summer of 2018 for the football, stay for everything else the city has to offer and come back many times after you have fallen in love with paradise on the Black Sea.

Latest news about the World Cup 2018:

Rejuvenated Zaza's World Cup dream Simone Zaza speaks to FIFA.com about the nightmare spell that followed his penalty miss at UEFA EURO 2016 and his recent revival with Valencia that has taken him back into the Italian national squad.
Tavares: It’s a dream to be playing Now aged 28, Julio Tavares only turned professional in 2012. FIFA.com sat down with the Cape Verde forward, who discusses being a former regional petanque champion, playing in goal for a season and his nation's Russia 2018 hopes.
Prolific Wood seeks to take club form to Russia We hear from New Zealand captain Chris Wood who is seeking to take some prolific goalscoring form at club level into next month's FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.
Witsel: We can become world champions in Russia We hear from Belgium midfield star Alex Witsel who says his nation are capable of going all the way at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Subbuteo strategy for England’s Greenwood Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to England manager Ron Greenwood preparing for Spain 1982.