Held every four years, the championship world football games started in 1930 and except for 1942 and 1946, it’s been held ever since. This year, 2018, the games will be held in the country of Russia, from June 14-July 15th
Russia has 1/8 of the world's surface and is twice the size of the United States! Football is the top sport in Russia. Ice hockey and ice skating are also popular in this country.
What do you know about the country of Russia? What do you know about the sport of football/soccer?
Use this resource to learn more about the history of football,the Championship games and the 2018 host country of Russia!
Great for a Friday activity to show kids that everything has a history, even the sport of soccer(football)!
Learn more about the host country of Russia, with this resource. Great as a companion to the Global Games resource. Country in Focus: Russia