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Record number of application for 2018 FIFA World Cup Volunteer Programme

2018 FIFA World cup hasn’t started but the records started to tumble. This time its the volunteers breaking the record, there are over 1,57,000 applicants registered for the FIFA World Cup 2018 volunteer programme, this is all time high for volunteer programme in world cup history. This is not just a number, it depicts the mood and interest the people (especially Russians) have for the game of football. Judging by the interest of people in Volunteer Programme one thing is sure that you will get a warm reception and hospitality in Russia.

Out of the 1,57,000 only 20,500 will be selected. A total of 5500 Volunteers for the 2017 Confederations Cup and about 15000 Volunteers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Let’s take a look at the history of applicants registered for FIFA World Cups:-

Year/Tournament Number of Applicants
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazi 1,50,000
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 1,57,000

The registration process has already ended on December 30, 2016. Now the process of selection and training will start.

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