2018 World Cup Tickets Go On Sale, FIFA Ticket Site Crashes
Football fans swarmed the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup ticket site Tuesday morning in hopes of scoring tickets, but many were kicked out of the site before they had the chance. Tickets have been on fan’s minds for months as the countdown begins for the 2018 World... Read more
German Court Grants FIFA Preliminary Injunction Against Viagogo
The Hamburg District Court has issued a preliminary injunction against ticket resale marketplace Viagogo, banning the Switzerland-based company from offering tickets to the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia until the sport’s governing body has officially allocated them and/or the company physically possessing them. A violation of the... Read more
2018 FIFA World Cup Sees Over 3M Ticket Requests
It’s no secret that the FIFA World Cup is a big deal. The highest profile event in the world’s most popular sport proved that fact, with FIFA announcing that over 3 million ticket requests have been submitted through the first two phases of sales for the 2018 World Cup,... Read more
Over 2.3M Ticket Requests Received this Month for 2018 World Cup
FIFA has provided their most recent update on ticket requests to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and reports that over 2,300,000 requests have been received thus far in the second sales phase that began December 5. Fans from all over the world requested 1,318,109 tickets in the first... Read more
FIFA World Cup Sells Over 700K Tickets in First Round
In the first round of sales, FIFA reports 742,760 match tickets sold to the 2018 World Cup, with the majority of applications from host country Russia and 47 percent from other countries including USA, Brazil, Germany, China, Mexico, Israel, Argentina, Australia, and England. “We are very pleased with the results... Read more
Ticket Requests Surpass 2M Mark for World Cup 2018
Over two million requests have been submitted worldwide for ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Moscow, Russia, FIFA said in a statement on Friday. Less than two weeks ago, that number had just surpassed one million. “Russian fans lead the way, while more than 30 per cent of... Read more
World Cup 2018 Sees Over 1M Ticket Requests in Two Weeks
Contrary to the woeful sales for the upcoming winter Olympics in South Korea, business is booming for World Cup 2018 in Russia, which has seen over a million requests for tickets in the two weeks since the registration period began. FIFA officials told Sky Sports News that more than... Read more