World Cup Dates

Date Event
2. December 2010 Announcement of the host of the Football World Cup 2018
25. July 2015 Draw of qualification groups
29. September 2012 Announcement of the venues
17. June to 2. July 2017 Confederations Cup Russia 2017
1. December 2017 Draw of the group stage of World Cup 2018
Start of ticket sales
15. May 2018 Announcement of the provisional World Cup squad
04. June 2018 Announcement of the World Cup squad (23 players)
14. June 2018 Opening match of the 2018 World Cup