Mexico vs Wales
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Sunday, May 27, 2018
The World Cup 2018 will be broadcast from Russia on Fox Sports daily from June 14 – July 15, 2018. 32 teams play 64 games.
Panama vs Northern Ireland
Estadio Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez in Panama City, Panama
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Group Stage games are played for two weeks, June 14 – 28, 2018.
The World Cup 2018 opens with Russia vs Saudia Arabia at 11 am ET.
Egypt vs Uruguay at 8 am ET.
France vs Australia at 6 am ET.
Argentina vs Iceland at 9 am ET.
Peru vs Denmark at 12 noon ET.
Costa Rica vs Serbia at 8 am ET.
Germany vs Mexico at 11 am ET.
Brazil vs Switzerland at 2 pm ET.
Belgium vs Panama at 11 am ET.
Colombia vs Japan at 8 am ET.
Portugal vs Morocco at 8 am ET.
Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia at 11 am ET.
Iran vs Spain at 2 pm ET.
Argentina vs Croatia at 2 pm ET.
Korea Republic vs Mexico at 11 am ET.
England vs Panama at 8 am ET.
Poland vs Colombia at 2 pm ET.
Uruguay vs Russia at 10 am ET.
Iran vs Portugal at 2 pm ET.
Spain vs Morocco at 2 pm ET.
Denmark vs France at 10 am ET.
Australia vs Peru at 10 am ET.
Nigeria vs Argentina at 2 pm ET.
Mexico vs Sweden at 10 am ET.
Serbia vs Brazil at 2 pm ET.
Switzerland vs Costa Rica at 2 pm ET.
Senegal vs Colombia at 10 am ET.
Panama vs Tunisia at 2 pm ET.
The World Cup Round of 16 games are from Saturday, June 30 – Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
C1 vs D2 at 10 am ET.
A1 vs B2 at 2 pm ET.
B1 vs A2 at 10 am ET.
D1 vs C2 at 2 pm ET.
E1 vs F2 at 10 am ET.
G1 vs H2 at 2 pm ET.
F1 vs E2 at 10 am ET.
H1 vs G2 at 2 pm ET.
World Cup 2018 Quarter Finals are Friday – Saturday, July 6 – 7, 2018.
A1 – B2 vs C1 – D2 at 10 am ET.
E1 – F2 vs G1 – H2 at 2 pm ET.
F1 – E2 vs H1 – G2 at 10 am ET.
B1 – A2 vs D1 – C2 at 2 pm ET.
World Cup 2018 Semi Finals are in Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
Winner Quarter Final 1 vs Winner Quarter Final 2 at 2 pm ET.
Winner Quarter Final 3 vs Winner Quarter Final 4 at 2 pm ET.
The Third Place Playoff is in Saint Petersburg.
Loser Semi Final 1 vs Loser Semi Final 2
The World Cup Russia 2018 Final is in Moscow (Luzhniki).
Winner Semi Final 1 vs Winner Semi Final 2 at 11 am ET.
World Cup 2018 Qualifying ran from March 12, 2015 through November 15, 2017. These Latin teams qualified.
The World Cup has been held every four years since 1930, except 1942 and 1946 because of World War II. The World Cup is the world’s most popular sporting event. It is even more popular than the Olympics.
Germany are the defending champions from the 2014 World Cup Brazil. Argentina were the runners-up.
Teams put stars on their logo for each World Cup win. Brazil has won the most World Cups with five and is the only country to have played in every tournament. Germany and Italy have won four Cups each. Argentina and Uruguay have won twice. Spain, France, and England have won one time.
2014 Brazil ~ Germany beat Argentina
2010 South Africa ~ Spain beat Netherlands
2006 Germany ~ Italy beat France
2002 South Korea & Japan ~ Brazil beat Germany
1998 France ~ France beat Brazil
1994 USA ~ Brazil beat Italy
1990 Italy ~ West Germany beat Argentina
1986 Mexico ~ Argentina beat West Germany
1982 Spain ~ Italy beat West Germany
1978 Argentina ~ Argentina beat Netherlands
1974 West Germany ~ West Germany beat Netherlands
1970 Mexico ~ Brazil beat Italy
1966 England ~ England beat West Germany
1962 Chile ~ Brazil beat Czechoslovakia
1958 Sweden ~ Brazil beat Sweden
1954 Switzerland ~ West Germany beat Hungary
1950 Brazil ~ Uruguay beat Brazil
1938 France ~ Italy beat Hungary
1934 Italy ~ Italy beat Czechoslovakia
1930 Uruguay ~ Uruguay beat Argentina