Which National Team Will Win the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia?
«A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe you are the best and then make sure that you are…»
(1913 – 1981, former Scottish footballer and Liverpool manager)
A little bit more than one month left till FIFA 2018 in Russia. Football fans all over the world are waiting for this June with a huge impatience. Changes have affected not only the stadiums, but also almost all spheres of life: new airports are built, a lot of metro stations and roads are repaired. And 220 thousand new work places were created in different Russian cities. The FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia has not yet begun, but even in spite of this it is obvious that it gave a huge impetus to the development of many Russian regions, and the whole country.
FIFA World Cup Prize
The final part of the 21st World Cup 2018 will be held in Russia (for the first time) from June 14 to July 15. Holding the games of FIFA World Cup 2018 are scheduled on 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Yekaterinburg).
FIFA World Cup Russia Host Cities
In the final tournament of the World Cup in 2018 will take part 32 national teams. The Russian national team, as the host country, automatically won a place in the final tournament. The draw for the final tournament took place on December 1, 2017 in St. Petersburg in the Mariinsky Theater. Teams-participants are divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each. In total, 64 matches will be played at the 2018 World Cup, 48 of them – in the group stage, 16 – in the playoffs.
FIFA World Cup Groups
According to AFR, the winner of the 2018 World Cup will receive $ 38 million in prize money. Each of 32 participants of the tournament will get a minimum of $ 8 million, a finalist will receive 28 million, the third place will receive the team 24 million, and the fourth – 22 million. The quarter finalists will receive 16 million each, and the participants of the 1/8 finals will receive 12 million.
Earlier it was reported that the total prize fund of the World Cup 2018 was increased by 12 percent – up to 400 million euros.
The captain of the Argentine national team Lionel Messi recently announced the high chances for the victory of the teams of Germany, Spain, France and Brazil in the upcoming World Cup 2018.
According to him, these are very strong teams, with whom he would not like to meet on the field, in particular, during the group selection. At the same time, Messi noted that the team of Argentina will strive for victory, and if successful, promised to go pilgrimage about 50 km.
By the way, a ticket to the final part of the World Cup, the Argentine team was provided by the captain. In a match with the team of Ecuador, Argentina won 3: 1 thanks to a hat-trick Messi in the opponent’s goal.
The favourites of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018
Many football experts agree with the opinion of the Argentinian football player. The leader of the football race bookmakers consider the national team of Germany, which is already the current world champion. The average coefficient for its victory is 5.0. Behind Germany are the teams of Brazil – 6.50, France – 7.00, Spain – 8.50 and Argentina – 9.50. The national team of Russia is estimated at 50 to 1. To verify the accuracy of these forecasts, football fans will be able very soon, because the first matches of the 2018 World Cup will start in middle of June.
Internet users watch for the games of favorites with a huge interest. Many sites publish forecasts of experts, analytical articles and opinions of observers.
Who will win World Cup 2018?
It is not easy to predict who will win, because a lot of new football stars appear, for example Mohamed Salah. Now Salah is one of the best players in the world, he is only 25 tears old – the golden age for the player of the attack line. At the World Cup the Egyptian will undoubtedly be the leader of his team. We hope that he will continue to play at the same high level, and the national team under his leadership will be able to show good results.
Yes, it is hard to understand who will become a next world champion, but in one thing we can be absolutely sure – this summer will be unforgettable.