The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played on 12 stadiums of 11 hosting cities. Some of them are newly built arenas designed especially for hosting this football World Cup. You might be wanting to know on which stadiums the matches of World Cup to be played. As Russia is hosting the World Cup for the first time, the nation decided to build some new football grounds with FIFA’s instructions. As safety is the first priority, Russia has designed one of the best secure stadiums. Most of these grounds hosted games of 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The excitement of World Cup is reaching new heights. So let’s take a look at the stadiums where the matches will be played.
Stadiums For 2018 FIFA World Cup Matches
In order to host matches of Football World Cup, Russia proposed Kaliningrad, Kaza, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny, Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg. “The Russian bid proposes 13 host cities and 16 stadiums, thus exceeding FIFA’s minimum requirement. Three of the 16 stadiums would be renovated, and 13 would be newly constructeded”. For complete guide, download 2018 fifa world cup wallchart. Given below is the table of 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums with location and capacity. Please go through the list.
|Luzhniki Stadium||Moscow||81,000 spectators|
|Otkrytiye Arena||Moscow||45,360 spectators|
|Krestovsky Stadium||Saint Petersburg||68,134 spectators|
|Kaliningrad Stadium||Kaliningrad||35,512 spectators|
|Kazan Arena||Kazan||45,379 spectators|
|Nizhny Novgorod Staiudm||Nizhny Novgorod||44,899 spectators|
|Cosmos Arena||Samara||44,918 spectators|
|Volgograd Arena||Volgograd||45,568 spectators|
|Mordovia Arena||Saransk||44,442 spectators|
|Rostov Arena||Rostov-on-Don||45,000 spectators|
|Fish Olympic Stadium||Sochi||47,659 spectators|
|Central Stadium||Yekaterinburg||35,696 spectators|
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These 12 Football stadiums will host all matches of 2018 Football World Cup. Russia has built some new Arenas, while some were renovated to meet the standards set up by FIFA. If you are planning to visit Russia for the World Cup, visit each and every stadium before the kick-off of the first game.