FIFA.com has been counting down the last 100 days until the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with interesting facts from the history of the competition. The moment has finally arrived! Tomorrow the 21st edition of the world’s greatest football tournament will kick off at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium with the match between the hosts and Saudi Arabia.
Who will succeed defending champions Germany – or can Die Nationalelf claim their fifth star and become the first team to win back-to-back titles since Brazil in 1958 and 1962? All will be revealed on 15 July when the Trophy is lifted into the evening sky.
Before that, four weeks of captivating football await. Let the games begin!