FIFA has offered Russia the right to host the 2018 World Cup finals after the country’s bid got the most votes from 22 govt individuals of FIFA in a secret poll held in Zurich.
Spain-Portugal, Holland-Belgium and England have been the 3 other bids in the fray. The choice method involved multiple rounds of balloting, with the u . S . A . Receiving the fewest votes removed in every spherical.
As many as 15 bids were obtained from international locations desiring to host the 2018 occasion, and Russia gained an outright majority of thirteen votes, inside fifa world cup 2022 live stream the 2nd spherical of balloting, after garnering 9 within the first. The Spain-Portugal joint bid acquired seven votes.
The tournament in Russia will span 13 towns, all within the us of a’s European region, in a bid to facilitate less complicated access. In its bid Russia promised to scrap visas during the 2018 event and that is visible as a major thing inside the vote within the u . S .’s favour.
The ballot in Zurich also decided on the host of the 2022 event, which become awarded to Qatar. The oil-wealthy Middle-Eastern u . S . Gained in opposition to rival bids from the United States, Japan and South Korea, within the very last spherical of vote casting. Australia which had also bid for the 2022 World Cup become ousted within the first spherical of balloting.
Mexico which had earlier bid to host the 2022 tournament withdrew its bid bringing up financial motives.
Neither Russia nor Qatar has hosted the occasion previously. The awarding of the tournaments to those two nations has brought an stop to a controversial voting method with allegations of corruption that caused the suspension of executive committee individuals.