Wednesday 15 August 2018, 14:30

The 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in numbers

31 days ago, after flying 10,308 kilometres within 36 days and scoring 14 goals throughout the tournament, France lifted the 1 and only FIFA World Cup™ for the 2nd time. At that moment, Hugo Lloris fulfilled a dream shared by the 735 other players who had made it to Russia, together carrying 161 tons of luggage along with immeasurable hope and joy.

One month after the final whistle, we provide you with an overview of the event’s facts and figures – from half a million hot dogs sold in the stadiums to an estimated global audience of 3 billion people – showcasing once again why the World Cup is so often dubbed 'the greatest show on Earth'.

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