Dmitri Lovetsky, AP
People stroll previous a duplicate of Zabivaka, mascot of the 2018 World Cup football match in St.Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
BYU recently tweeted out the top 10 competing international locations in the World Cup where the most BYU students served missions.
Brazil led the method, adopted by way of Mexico, Argentina, Japan and Peru in the top 5.
Russia, which is able to function host throughout the 2018 World Cup, positioned No. 6 on the checklist.
South Korea, Germany, Spain and France rounded out the top 10.
See the complete checklist in the tweet underneath
Multiple enthusiasts puzzled why BYU didn’t come with the United States in its checklist. One tweeter specifically said, “I guess the USA missions really aren’t missions #stereotypes.”
BYU answered to the tweet, although, pronouncing the U.S. didn’t qualify for the World Cup in 2018.
“The United States didn’t qualify for the World Cup so they are not on this list. This only includes nations that are actually competing,” the tweet learn.
Indeed, the U.S. is considered one of the most notable teams that didn’t qualify for the match this yr, according to USA Today. Ghana, Chile, Italy and the Netherlands have been amongst different standard nations that didn’t qualify for the World Cup, which runs June 14 to July 15.