What place did Russia take in the 2018 World Cup soccer championship?

July 15, 2018, the final match France-Croatia, ended the 21st World Cup. In the final confrontation, held at the Moscow Luzhniki Stadium, the French team once again became the champion, beating the opponent with a score of 4: 2.

It is worth noting that for the Russian national team this season was quite successful. If for any reason you missed the main events of the 2018 World Cup, we will tell you what place Russia occupied, and what surprised you, pleased and, possibly, upset football fans this season.

Top teams of 2018

As a result of all the championship games, the first 4 positions were distributed between the teams as follows:

A place

A country

1

France

2

Croatia

3

Belgium

4

England

Winners and prize-winners of the World Cup 2018

The quarterfinal participants divided the places, taking into account the points earned:

A place

A country

Number of points

5

Uruguay

12

6

Brazil

10

7

Sweden

9

8

Russia

8

World Cup 2018Many fans were unhappy when they found out what place Russia took in the World Championship of 2018, because our team performed quite well in the quarterfinal.

The FIFA press service clarified that the allocation of seats is based on many criteria, including:

  • the stage at which the team leaves the fight;
  • total points scored;
  • difference of goals scored and missed.

World Cup 2018 tournament grid

Russia at the World Cup 2018

8th place - the best result of our players after the 7th position, which the USSR team took in 1982!

By taking part in the 2018 World Cup, Russia delighted the fans with several achievements at once:

  • adequately received the 21st World Cup;
  • not only reached the playoffs, but reached the quarterfinals;
  • showed a high level of play.

The decisive match for the Russian team with Croatia kept the fans in suspense until the last seconds, because at the end of normal time the score was 2: 2. To determine the winner, a penalty shootout was needed, the result of which, unfortunately, was the victory of the Croatian team with a score of 3: 4.

Russian national team World Cup 2018

Nevertheless, Russia proved to be a strong opponent, capable of more, and no matter what place the team took in the 2018 World Cup, the players themselves, the coach and the fans are happy with a good game and are confident that this year will be the beginning of a series of more significant victories .

We offer to enjoy a selection of the best goals of the Russian national team, scored on the way to the quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup:

The President is proud of the achievements of the national team. Vladimir Vladimirovich stressed that at the 2022 World Cup Russia will expect even greater results from its players!

The second, but no less significant victory of our country is the successful holding of the 2018 World Cup games, which took place in 12 cities of Russia and attracted fans from around the world to the country. Occupancy rate of stadiums in many matches exceeded 99%.

Prize fund

Over the 4 years since the victory of the German national team at the 2014 World Cup, the championship prize fund has grown to 400 million dollars. Thus, the prize for the participating teams will be:

A place

Amount

1

(champion)

$ 38 million

2

(finalist)

$ 28 million

3

(bronze medalist)

$ 24 million

4

$ 22 million

5-8

$ 16 million

9-16

$ 12 million

17-32

$ 8 million

Also, each team, regardless of the result, received $ 1.5 million to prepare for the tournament.

World Cup 2018 winners

Knowing where in 2018 Russia is located is not difficult to understand that the national football team will receive a financial infusion in the amount of 16,000,000 dollars.

World Cup 2022

The next World Cup will be held traditionally in 4 years - in 2022.

World Cup 2022 in Qatar

The host country of the 22nd football championship will be Qatar - one of the richest countries in the Middle East, which promises the guests and participants the highest level of organization and service. Due to the climatic features of the region, making it impossible to hold sporting events in the summer months, it was decided to postpone the football match. The start of the championship is scheduled for November 18, 2022.


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