The FIFA World Cup 2018 will be the 21st Football World Cup event, and there will be a tournament where the men’s national team will participate, and they are none other than the members of the FIFA associations. This year in 2018 the world cup will be hosted in Russia from June 14th and will continue till 15th July 2018. Russia received the right for hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2010. This is the first world cup hosted in Russia which is located in the western part of Ural mountains. Travel to this place is not very tough.
The full World Cup will have 64 matches, and all these 64 matches will take place in 12 venues which are in 11 cities of Russia. The main Venue of the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup is Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow where both the inauguration match between Russia and Saudi Arabia and the Finals will take place. This stadium is opened for some reconstruction purpose for a friendly match between Russia and Argentina. Let’s check out more details about all stadiums and venues for Russia World Cup below.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums
Each stadium will host more than Four to Five matches. The stadium has its own historical, cultural and architectural tradition. Keeping in mind the authenticity, the organizers have re-created and renovated the stadiums not by adding more to their capacity but also entire décor and pattern of the stadium with international finishing
Let’s have a complete review of each stadium for Russia World Cup 2018.
The Luzhniki Stadium is one of the most attractive places of the Russia and people from different countries of the world will not have any problem reaching out to this stadium to watch the match. Other five stadiums like Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Saint Petersburg Stadium, the Kazan Arena, the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, are all in working condition but these stadiums have already hosted the FIFA confederation matches. All other stadium is at their final stage of the renovation and it is known that they will be opened up recently for the tournament.
Luzhniki is situated in Moscow, and since this place is in the capital of Russia, it will be a very motivating place for those who even love to see different places in the world. The Red Square, Gorky Park, Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Cathedral is the main attraction of Russia for the visitors. The stadium has a capacity to 81000 audiences, and this is one of the biggest stadium of European Russia.
The stadium is mostly complete. The entire stadium is made of steel, and the construction work is almost complete. ON 16th June the first World Cup which it takes place in this stadium is between Nigeria and Croatia. The stadium has more than 25000 seating capacity. The stadium is very close to Schengen area and European Union.
The stadium is yet to finish its last moment fixtures, and here the first match will take place on 18th June 2018 between Tunisia and England on 18th of June. The pitch of the stadium is very newly done. Stands, seats, windows at the entrance all done in the process of ending. It will be ready soon. The stadium has a capacity of more than 45500 capacity.
This stadium is at the westernmost end of Russia. On 21st June for the first time, the stadium will host the first world cup match between Peru and France. The old parts of the venue are preserved, and it has become one of the cultural heritage of Russia. The multimedia system and the light have already been installed. It almost on the verge of ending and this stadium is the only stadium among the 12 venues which holds back its old cultural heritage. The seating capacity is nearly 35000, but there is news that after the FIFA World cup the capacity will be reduced to 25000.
This stadium is almost finished with it reconstruction work and practically set for the FIFA World Cup tournament. The piling, casting, metal framework, pitch framework and grass work is all complete. Only the roof, façade and other minor reconstruction work is left which is likely to get over within a short span. The stadium will host its first world cup match on 19th June 2018 between Japan and Columbia. The seating capacity of this stadium is more than 44000. The stadium will be demolished after World Cup 2018, and the capacity will be reduced.
The stadium is still under construction, and the roof is yet to finish. The decorations and the internal facilities are not yet complete. The work of the pitch is still on its way. The stadium will host the first world cup match on 17th June 2018 between Serbia and Costa Rica.
This stadium will host the lovely and exciting match between Switzerland and Brazil on June 17th, 2018. The re-development is still happening. The Stadium can hold more than 45000 audiences, and it is a very planned new stadium in Russia which was built in 2017.
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