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FIFA confirms: Russia to host the 2018 World Cup despite US pressure

fifa-logo-2(April 4) – The International Football Federation (FIFA), through a spokesman, has ratified Russia as host of the 2018 World Cup , rejecting the request of a group of US senators, including Republican John McCain.

According to the spokesman, “the tournament can be a powerful catalyst for constructive dialogue between peoples and governments, helping to bring about social change”.

“Football cannot be considered as a solution to all problems, especially those relating to international politics,” continues Fisher. Continue reading

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