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World Cup Host Countries and FIFA World Cup

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Here I am going to tell you about world cup host countries and FIFA World Cup. The World Cup competition has been rewarded every four years since the first competition in 1930 (except in 1942 and 1946 because of World War II).

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Brazil and Germany had the tender for the 1942 World Cup; though no vote was taken to decide a host. Columbia was chosen as host for the 1986 competition but withdrew four years before the start date. Mexico finally organized the occasion. In 2002, for the first and probably the last time the event was hosted by Japan and South Korea.

An impressive move captured of the players during the FIFA WorldCup 2006

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The champion hosts for 2018 and 2022 were declared on 2 December 2010, with the champion Russia and Qatar. For some, China is considered most wanted for the 2026 World Cup, and then the event would probably return to Europe in 2030 before perhaps going to the US or South America and then Africa, then to the Asian in 2042.

The Champions celebrating their victory in FIFA WorldCup 2010

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The table here lists the host country for each tournament. Click on the country names for more information about each Football World Cup host.

Year Host Country
2022 Qatar
2018 Russia
2014 Brazil
2010 South Africa
2006 Germany
2002 Japan & South Korea
1998 France
1994 US
1990 Italy
1986 Mexico
1982 Spain
1978 Argentina
1974 Germany
1970 Mexico
1966 England
1962 Chile
1958 Sweden
1954 Switzerland
1950 Brazil
1942 none
1938 France
1934 Italy
1930 Uruguay


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Dear readers Welcome my site with great info about the FIFA World Cup (also commonly called the Football World Cup, The World Cup, or just World Cup).

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A worth-watching moment captured during the match in FIFA WorldCup 2010

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Did you know that Soccer is played on every continent and the soccer World Cup is the most proffered and viewed event in the world, over 30 billion people enjoy and watch the 2006 World Cup in Germany and even more in South Africa 2010. 30 Billion – that’s more than the world’s populace I hear you say. Well, this figure is an accrued viewer, meaning if people watched more than one game, which most people did, they were counted every time.

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Best wishes and congratulations to Spain, the 2010 winners. The next event is in 2018 in Russia. It will be held 14 June – 15 July 2018. Also best wishes to the future hosts Qatar.

  • Want to amaze your friends with facts and figures? Have a glance at the World Cup Trivia section.
  • Here is a list of previous champions, and the history of the World Cup. Next to host this inaugural event
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  • And don’t forget, the women also have their own Women’s World Cup, which was last held in Germany in 2011, and the next competition is to take place in Canada in 2015.

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