The World cup starts on Thursday14 June 2018 and runs until Sunday 15 July 2018.
How the Draw works:
The teams involved are divided into four pots, in order of their FIFA world ranking.
In Pot 1 will be Russia along with the top seven sides in the rankings. Pot 2 will contain the next eight sides in the rankings, and so on for the final two pots.
Once the pots are decided eight groups of four nations will be drawn for the World Cup.
More detail @ wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_FIFA_World_Cup_seeding
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