2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

14 June - 15 July

2018 FIFA World Cup™ 

45 DAYS TO GO! The World Cup's first substitute


30 Apr 2018

Forty-five minutes had been played in Mexico’s group stage meeting with the Soviet Union in 1970 when the FIFA World Cup™’s first ever substitution was made. The Soviets’ Anatoli Puzach was the player who made history, coming on for Viktor Serebryanikov.