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13 June, 2018, 01:07 | Author: Rachael Silva
  • FIFA announced Sunday that it has chosen its two finalists for hosting the 2026 World Cup

The United States will send more visiting supporters to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation than any other nation, despite the failure of the national team to qualify for the tournament.

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Federation Internationale de Football Association says a request to start a feasibility study into adding 16 teams to the Qatar-hosted tournament has been withdrawn by South American body CONMEBOL.

The ceremony will begin half an hour before the game kicks off at 6pm local time (4pm BST).

Meanwhile, Russia's 17,000-member police trade union has warned that overstretched police staffing at the tournament could lead to "grave consequences" for overall security.

"I've done a lot in my career, and opening the FIFA World Cup to 80,000 football fans in the stadium and many millions all over the world is a boyhood dream", Williams said in a statement.

Reuters contributed reporting to this article.


Banned former Federation Internationale de Football Association president Sepp Blatter has received an open invitation from President Vladimir Putin to attend the World Cup in Russia and intends to take it up, Blatter's spokesman Thomas Renggli said on Tuesday.

The singer will be joined by Russian soprano Aida Garifullina, and - presumably not on vocals - former Brazilian global Ronaldo, part of the winning teams in 1994 and 2002.

BERLIN-They may not have qualified for the tournament, but travelers from the United States are among those most gripped by World Cup fever in terms of flight bookings to Russian Federation, with bookings up 66 percent, data showed on Tuesday.

"The fact that their team is in the World Cup will be a source of national pride to Saudi citizens and, by association, they will see and hear their country being discussed more intensively, at least over the near future".

"I never imagined I would be part of this huge celebration, the World Cup, happening in my own country", says the soloist from the Vienna State Opera.

The event will be held at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

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