Sunday 31 December 2017, 15:20

The beautiful game, played everywhere

As we celebrate the start of 2018, we can look forward to a lot of spectacular football - most notably at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

The beautiful game can be played almost anywhere, even in the most incredible locations, as shown by our photo gallery - where you'll find some of the most interesting pitches and stadiums in the world.

Football is a truly global sport - follow the link to discover how!