Are you ready for the biggest sporting event of the year? The World Cup kick off is on June 14th and you should be excited whether you’re a die hard soccer fan or if this is your first time watching this global celebration of sportsmanship. The World Cup takes place every four years to determine the world champion of soccer. The event is hosted by FIFA, and the 2018 tournament will take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. There will be a total of 32 teams competing from eight different groups from around the world.
Here is a list of 20 interesting World Cup facts to get you into the soccer spirit for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.