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Photostream : Russia, Qatar named to host World Cup finals

02 Dec

FIFA President Sepp Blatter holds up the name of Russia during the official announcement of the 2018 World Cup host country on December 2, 2010 at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich. England, Russia, Netherlands/Belgium and Spain/Portugal were all bidding to hold the 2018 World Cup. (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov holds the World Cup trophy after the announcement of Russia hosting the soccer World Cup 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. (Getty Images/ AP Photo/Michael Probst)

FIFA President Josef Blatter hands over the World Cup trophy to Russia's minister of Sports, Tourism and Youth Policy Vitaly Mutko (R) after the official announcement that Russia will host the 2018 World Cup on December 2, 2010 at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich. (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA President Joseph Blatter announces Qatar to host the 2022 soccer World Cup in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec.2, 2010. (Getty Images / AP Photo/Michael Probst)

FIFA President Joseph Blatter (R) hands over the World Cup trophy to the Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani (C) and his wife Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Al-Missned (2R) after the official announcement that Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup on December 2, 2010 at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich. (Photo by SEBASTIAN DERUNGS/AFP/Getty Images)

Qatari journalists and fans react in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden December 2, 2010, after the announcement that Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup. Russia won the right to put on the 2018 World Cup and Qatar will stage the 2022 finals, both first-time hosts, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Thursday. (Getty Images / REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah )

FIFA President Joseph Blatter is flanked by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, right, and Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, after the announcement that Russia will be the host country for the soccer World Cup 2018 and Qatar the host for the tournament in 2022 in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec.2, 2010. Left is Russian national team player Andrei Arshavin. (Getty Images / AP Photo/Michael Probst)
 
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