The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off last week. It is ongoing in Russia, and started on June 14th, and will end with the final match on July 15th, 2018. The final tournament will involve 32 national teams including the 2014 FIFA World Cup Champion, Germany. After four years of waiting, soccer fans won’t want to miss a single minute of this riveting World Cup. Sadly, team U.S.A. missed enrollment this year, but we can still enjoy the high-level competition of the worlds most popular sports event. Maybe you would like to know more about soccer, FIFA, the World Cup or the hosting country Russia? Here are some selections that can help you to learn more about the world of FIFA and soccer.
Your life made easier – every day. The unrivalled authority on the game of soccer around the world, World Soccer calls upon journalists from the globe’s great soccer capitals. The best writers, analytical features and the ability to deliver the inside-track on domestic and world football have made World Soccer an institution. With stunning images and a website delivering up-to-the-minute global results and authoritative insights into the players, politics and power-struggles, the brand constantly looks behind the score-lines. Its insightful writing reaches to the heart of the triumphs, scandals and controversies that constantly emerge in the greatest international sport of them all.
GOOOAAAAAL! Get ready for a front-row seat at the world’s most-watched sporting event–the World Cup.
Every four years, thirty-two of the best men’s soccer teams from across the globe compete for the title of FIFA World Cup winner. Over one billion people tuned in worldwide to watch the final game of the 2014 competition, making the World Cup the most widely viewed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Summer Olympics! This book takes a look back at what has changed since the first tournament in 1930 and what lies ahead for the most popular sport in the world.
Culture Smart Russia provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in Russia, ensuring that you arrive aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your Russian hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships in the largest country in the world.