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World Cup facts and figures
June 14-July 15, 2018 -- The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia kicks off on June 14. A total of 736 players will play at the World Cup in Russia, with teams from England sending the most players, and English Premier League champions Manchester City represented by 16 players, including Raheem Sterling. Following his €180m transfer to Paris St. Germain last summer, France starlet Kylian Mbappe will be one of the youngest players at the tournament.