THE 2018 World Cup will go down as one of the most successful in history.
As France prepare to face underdogs Croatia, we crunch the numbers.
This is Croatia’s first World Cup final.
Croatia are only the third newcomers in a World Cup final in the last 40 years. In the previous two occasions, France and Spain both ended up winning.
The numbers of goals France have conceded in the tournament.
With a population of just 4.2 million, Croatia is the smallest nation in a World Cup final since Uruguay played Brazil at the Maracana in 1950.
Kylian Mbappe’s age.. he wasn’t even born when France triumphed in 1998.
Years since Croatia gained independence from Yugoslavia at the end of a bloody war.
Percentage of fans around the world who are male, compared to 37 per cent female.
The number of goals scored in the 2018 World Cup with just the final to go
Cost in pounds of the most expensive ticket available to the public for Sunday. They are all sold out.
Capacity of the Luzhniki Stadium which will host today’s final.
The prize in pounds the winners receive from Fifa
Global TV audience for the final four years ago between Germany and Argentina.
The number of people around the world who have watched some of the World Cup this year – nearly half the total world population of 7.6bn, according to research company GlobalWebIndex.
How much money in pounds Fifa are expected to generate in revenue from this World Cup.
The bill in pounds of hosting the World Cup, two-thirds of which has been met by the Russian Government.