The 21st FIFA World Cup kicks off June 14 and runs wild until the 64th and final match July 15 (FOX, 11 a.m. ET) in Moscow, Russia. The 32 qualified teams have been divided into eight groups, with each team playing three matches apiece in the Group Stage. The top two teams from each group advance to the Knockout Stage. From there, it's a 16-team, single-elimination tournament. Losers wait another four years to compete. The winning side is immortalized in World Cup lore.
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