Thursday, December 2, 2010

World Cup Announcement

BREAKING NEWS...FIFA has announced the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup Finals.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced Thursday that Russia will host World Cup 2018 and that Qatar will host World Cup 2022.  Both countries will be hosting the World Cup for the first time.
Russia was awarded the finals over England and joint ventures from Spain-Portugal and Holland-Belgium.  Qatar won the bid for the 2022 finals over bids from the United States, South Korea, Australia, and Japan.
FIFA president Blatter confirmed that FIFA wants the football,"soccer", to be played around the world and the decision of the committee prove that point.
 "I have to say thanks to the executive committee because for 2018 and 2022 we go to new lands, because the FIFA World Cup has never been in eastern Europe or the Middle East. So, I'm a happy president when we speak of the development of football," he said.

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