Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shakes (R) shakes with FIFA President Joseph Blatter in Zurich on December 2, 2010 after Russia was chosen to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia and the tiny ... more 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shakes (R) shakes with FIFA President Joseph Blatter in Zurich on December 2, 2010 after Russia was chosen to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia and the tiny Gulf state of Qatar scored stunning victories in the battle for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after an acrimonious bidding war tainted by allegations of corruption. AFP PHOTO / POOL/ / KURT SCHORRER (Photo credit should read KURT SCHORRER/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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Thu, Dec 2, 2010 6:25 PM EST