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A World Cup in Russia would benefit football more than anywhere else

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 13 – Russia have tried to put a positive spin on their lack of modern football stadiums and facilities by claiming that awarding them the 2018 World Cup would help the development of the sport in the world’s biggest country, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov claimed today.

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