The results of FIFA 2018 tickets sales

30 November 2017

A few days before final draw of teams, participating in World Cup 2018, FIFA revealed the results of tickets sales.


The first stage of tickets sales for the World Cup 2018 was ended. According to FIFA, 742,760 tickets were purchased. Russian fans become leaders in the number of people wishing to visit matches of Championship. As the head of the ticket department of FIFA Falk Eller said, Russians bought 60% of intended for them 4th category tickets. Football fans from all other countries purchased 47% of their tickets. Argentina, England, Australia, Brazil, Germany, China, Israel and Mexico have become leaders in buying tickets among foreign countries. Mr. Eller believes that the total number of tickets sales is going to reach "Brazilian level" of 2.1 million units.

On December 1 in Moscow was the final draw of teams the tournament.  The second stage of sales is going to start right after it. Sales will start again on December 5 and will last until January 31 of 2018. So people are getting another opportunity to buy their tickets.

We remind you that the World Cup in Russia will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018. Matches of the Championship will be hosted by the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi.