The Russian capital, which is hosting 12 matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ including the Opening Game and Final, is a true example of a city that never sleeps.
Iraq’s Abdulzahra keeping the faith
Iraq captain Alaa Abdulzahra caught up with FIFA.com ahead of two crucial Russia 2018 qualifying matches and he expressed his belief that the Lions of Mesopotamia can bounce back against Australia and Saudi Arabia.
Lineker’s life-changing treble
Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to a fateful Gary Lineker hat-trick against Poland in Mexico 1986.
Puyol to visit Saint Petersburg Stadium and meet volunteers in Moscow
FIFA World Cup™ winner Carles Puyol will visit Russia next week to get a feel for the excitement as preparations for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 get into full swing.
Impact and legacy of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: facts and figures
Organising a FIFA World Cup in a sustainable manner is a major challenge. The scale of the event inevitably has an impact on the Host Country. Facts and figures on the impact and legacy of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia can be found here.
Sunjic: Brazil 2014 was an experience I'll never forget
FIFA.com caught up with Bosnia and Herzegovina defender Toni Sunjic, who reflects on his nation's first FIFA World Cup at Brazil 2014 and discusses his hopes of reaching the world finals again at Russia 2018.
Lawrence: Unity key for T&T
Newly appointed Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence speaks with FIFA.com about his newest challenge of getting the Soca Warriors to Russia and memories of qualifying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Luxembourg defender Maxime Chanot talks exclusively to FIFA.com about his country's change in playing philosophy, his rocky road to New York City FC, learning from the likes of David Villa and Andrea Pirlo, and more.
Sweden and Estonia show the way
As teams across the globe prepare to resume their Russia 2018 preliminary campaigns, we look back to June 1933 and the first-ever FIFA World Cup qualifier between Sweden and Estonia.
Der Bomber rises to the occasion
Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to the first goal of Gerd Muller’s memorable 1974 campaign.