Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signs a ball during his meeting with young football players in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, on December 3, 2010. Russia basked in the limelight as the ... more 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signs a ball during his meeting with young football players in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, on December 3, 2010. Russia basked in the limelight as the future first-time host of the World Cup in 2018, but media questioned how the country will pay the bill which they said could reach 50 billion dollars. AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI/ ALEXEI NIKOLSKY (Photo credit should read ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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