It has since hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championship and the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup.
20 Places in the tournament were allocated to continental confederations, with the allocation unchanged from the 2014 World Cup.
The elimination of the United States in qualifying led to concerns that US interest and viewership of this World Cup would be reduced (especially among "casual" viewers interested in the.S.
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Afterwards, it was renovated in preparation for the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup.