Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shakes (C) shakes hands with Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko following a press conference in Zurich on December 2, 2010 after Russia was chosen to host the ... more 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shakes (C) shakes hands with Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko following a press conference 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 here Thursday after an acrimonious bidding war tainted by allegations of corruption. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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