Russia to host 2018 Football World Cup

2nd December 2010, Comments 0 comments


Russia will host the 2018 World Cup, the world football autority FIFA has decided. The decision was reached in a complicated voting procedure in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday afternoon.

The Netherlands and Belgium also put in a joint bid to organise the prestigious tournament, but this was rejected, despite being termed "sympathetic" and "interesting" by FIFA officials.

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