The final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is this Saturday, July 15, and fans in San Diego are gearing up to cheer on their favorite teams! This year, Soccer City SD and Cox Communications are hosting a fan viewing party in North Park so that fans can watch the final in an electrifying atmosphere. The 2014 World Cup’s fan zone drew an estimated 10,000 spectators in San Diego, showing the level of excitement the city’s soccer fans have.
This year’s World Cup is hosted in Russia, and fans worldwide are ready for an exciting final that is within reach of all the remaining teams. France will play in the final, after winning against Belgium 1-0 in the semi-final. Today, England and Croatia will compete in order to play France in the final on Sunday. All three teams believe in their chances of winning the most coveted sporting championship in the world this year.
Croatia has never before made it to a World Cup final. France last won in 1998, and England’s last victory dates all the way back to 1966! If you’re looking to get in on the excitement this weekend, head on down to North Park to enjoy the game, the atmosphere, and the many vendors offering San Diego-crafted food and drinks.