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The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international association football tournament that is scheduled to take place in 2018 in Russia. The tournament will involve 32 national teams, including that of the host nation. This will be the first time Russia has hosted the tournament, as well as being the first World Cup in Eastern Europe. It may also become the first World Cup held in more than one continent, namely Europe and Asia, according to the bid.