” For 2018 and 2022 we go to new lands, because the FIFA World Cup has never been in eastern Europe or the Middle East.”
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter
The FIFA Executive Committee has chosen Russia to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, while the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ was awarded to Qatar. Finally FIFA World Cup has landed in New Land for 2018 and 2022.
Motto for FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia are ” Ready to Inspire” while for FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar are “Expect Amazing”.
The contenders for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, other than Russia, were England, a joint bid from Belgium and the Netherlands, and a joint bid from Spain and Portugal.
Meanwhile, for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™, Australia, Japan, Korea Republic and the USA were competing with Qatar.
“It’s going to be the best World Cup in history because Russians are so hospitable. I hope it will change the way that Europe and the world view Russia – and hopefully change the opinion of Russian people too”. Andrey Arshavin- Russia Captain