FIFA World Cup, (known as the World Cup) is played every four years and will next be played in 2018. The FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil. Current FIFA World Cup Champion is Spain. Ireland achieved Group stage in their only appearance in the UEFA European Championship competition in 1988. UEFA Championship (known as the European Championship) is played every four years and will be hosted in 2012 by Poland and the Ukraine. Current UEFA Champion is Spain. Ireland’s home stadium is Croke Park. Buy Ireland football tickets now for all Ireland football games in Ireland, Europe and worldwide!