The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup, the global championship tournament in men's association football, held across 11 cities in European Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.
On 28 October 2014, the official emblem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup was unveiled by one of three astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
“To creatively capture the essence of this remarkable, historic moment, inspiration was drawn from both Russia’s rich artistic tradition and its history of bold achievement and innovation. Above all, Russia’s pioneering in space was a truly captivating theme”
— FIFA press release
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Monochrome horizontal variant
Russia 2018 wordmark
Russia 2018 wordmark (print version)
Zabivaka, the official mascot, was unveiled on 21 October 2016.