Messi imagining potential opponents Ronaldo relaxed and focused on victory Neymar will be making popcorn As excitement grows in anticipation of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, have you ever wondered what the experience is like for the players watching at home? FIFA.com put this very question to 

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Event held to offer sneak peek behind the scenes ahead of Final Draw  Media from around the world in attendance The Final Draw “will be a night full of surprises” With the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ just over 48 hours away, a sneak peek behind the scenes 

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The last remaining preparations are being completed in Moscow ahead of the important milestone this week on the road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. On 1 December, the 32 competing nations at the World Cup will discover their fate at the tournament. How many head coaches will attend the Final Draw? How many 

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Former right-back Javier Zanetti is Argentina’s most-capped player He gives his thoughts on La Albiceleste‘s chances at Russia 2018 Zanetti: “Argentina always have their trademark fighting spirit” Some people’s credentials speak for themselves. Take Javier Zanetti, for example: who better to discuss the Argentinian national team than their most-capped player, who represented 

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Keep up with all drama as the road to glory in Russia laid out with FIFA.com Get exclusive access and insight from the Final Draw in Moscow Follow up-to-the-minute reporting wherever you are across a host of platforms On Friday 1 December, the attention of the footballing world will be focused on 

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Learn all about the 32 teams that will play at next year’s FIFA World Cup™ Our interactive guide profiles the coach, star, and top goal in qualifying for each team Slide show a fun way to know more about the teams set to appear at Russia 2018 Excitement is building for the 

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To be held in Moscow on Friday 1 December, the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will start at 18:00 local time Gary Lineker will host the event with the support of co-host Maria Komandnaya and eight high-profile draw assistants Everything you need to know about the Final Draw provided 

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Saudi Arabia appoint Argentinian coach Juan Antonio Pizzi to lead team Replaces fellow countryman Edgardo Bauza in taking charge of the Green Falcons Third coach to take the role since their qualification for Russia 2018 Juan Antonio Pizzi has been handed the reins at 2018 FIFA World cup Russia™-bound Saudi Arabia, taking 

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Stunning comebacks and stoppage-time goals among qualifying highlights Heroes included Messi, Torres, Kane and Badri   History made by the likes of Panama, Sweden and Syria With the Final Draw taking place on Friday, FIFA.com looks back on six of the most memorable matches from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™ qualifiers. 

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Pierluigi Collina voted world’s best referee for six consecutive years The Italian is observing 36 leading referees at FIFA Referee Seminar in UAE Collina: “I still dream about refereeing matches” During his career, Pierluigi Collina officiated so diligently and competently that he was voted the world’s best referee for six consecutive years between 1998 

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Harry Kane helped guide England to Russia 2018 Named a candidate for The Best FIFA Men’s Player this year England No9 “really excited” about first World Cup The English national team have a fine tradition of producing top quality strikers. These players are characterised by being incredibly difficult to play against, natural 

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Russia 2018 Final Draw takes place on 1 December in Moscow Procedures and sequence of the draw explained Only Europe can have more than one team in a section Following the approval of the draw procedures for the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in September 2017, the confirmation of 

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