How is the host country of the World Cup chosen?
The system evolved so that the host country is now chosen in a vote by FIFA’s Congress. This is done under an exhaustive ballot system. The decision is currently made roughly seven years in advance of the tournament, though the hosts for the 2022 tournament were chosen at the same time as those for the 2018 tournament .
Which country has hosted three FIFA World Cups?
Mexico becomes the first country to host three men’s World Cups and its Estadio Azteca, should selected, will become the first stadium to stage three World Cup tournaments. On the other hand, Canada becomes the fifth country to host both the men’s and women’s World Cups, after Sweden (Men’s: 1958/Women’s: 1995),…
Which country will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
Qatar was selected to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, making it the first time a World Cup will be held in the Arab World and the second time in Asia since the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan. Also, the decision made it the smallest country geographically to host the World Cup.
Which country will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Russia was selected to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup, making it the first time that the World Cup will be hosted in Eastern Europe and making it the biggest country geographically to host the World Cup.