Web Desk: The Federetion Internationale de Football (FIFA) is an international governing body of association football. FIFA is the biggest football tournament in the world. This festival took the world by storm.
Here are some interesting facts about FIFA World Cup.
Almost 50 percent of the world’s population watches the tournament
The winning team gets USD 35 million
Host countries have increased birth rates
18 out of the 20 finals have featured at least one European side
The fastest goal came in less than 11 seconds
The quickest red card came in 56 seconds
The most goals scored in the competition by a player is 16
Brazil, Italy and Germany have won 13 out of 20 editions
Managing volunteers received special training for 20 functional Direction
FIFA 2018 will see the debuts of two new teams, Iceland and Panama
Indonesia was expelled by FIFA for participating in World Cup Russia 2018 qualifiers because of it’s government’s interference in the game