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Exclusive: Russia deserves World Cup more than England, claims Smertin

By Andrew Warshaw

November 10 – Former Russian captain Alexei Smertin (pictured), who spent three years at Chelsea, believes his country has a better case for staging the 2018 World Cup than England.

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