#8.The First in History to Witness Matches in Two Different Continents
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the first time that matches were held in two different countries-South
Korea and Japan. 2018 World Cup is the first in history to witness matches in two different continents —
Europe and Asia. The distance between the easternmost host city (Ekaterinburg) and the westernmost
host city (Kaliningrad) at the 2018 World Cup is over 2,415 km.