Russia hosted the World Cup in 11 cities in June and July without any major security or discriminatory incidents.
His Highness the Amir extended congratulations to the Russian president and the Russian people for the success of organising the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday announced the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with the tournament to be held outside of the summer for the first time considering the climate of the host nation, the official Qatar News Agency reported.
Gianni Infantino said preconceived notions of the country had been changed by the positive experiences of more than one million fans who had visited.
Carlos Alberto Parreira, who now heads the technical studies group of world governing body FIFA, said some countries needed to turn to foreign coaches.
Football's international governing body Fifa said on Wednesday it is taking legal action against pirate broadcaster beoutQ, which continues to broadcast illegally from the World Cup in Russia ...
Ukraine supporters have flooded the Facebook page of football governing body FIFA with over 158,000 comments, most saying "Glory to Ukraine", after FIFA fined Croatia's assistant coach for a video in which he used the same slogan.
Qatar Airways, an “Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA”, has taken its celebration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia to the skies with a specially-branded Boeing 777 aircraft painted in FIFA livery, ahead of the tournament’s semi-final and final match.
The world's two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal targeting a place in the quarter-finals.