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FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour By Coca-Cola To Arrive in Georgia

The fourth FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola will arrive in Georgia on February 8, 2018, giving Georgian fans the chance to experience football’s most coveted prize. The visit of the FIFA World Cup Trophy to Georgia is organized in partnership with the Football Federation of Georgia, the long-term …

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Leo Messi UEFA Best Player in Europe

Messi Best Player

Leo Messi has been chosen as the UEFA Best Player in Europe and as such takes the award that he won back in 2011 in its first year of existence. The Argentine received 49 votes, beating Luis Suárez (3)andCristiano Ronaldo (2) to the prize with Neymar finishing in fifth place. The …

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PUTIN: Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize

At the 2018 World Cup preliminary draw in St. Petersburg, outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter received a strong endorsement from Russian president Vladimir Putin. Speaking on a Swiss TV station, Putin said he not only believes the soon-to-be ex-FIFA president is being unfairly criticized, he thinks Blatter should receive a Nobel prize for his work, …

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Blatter Showered with Fake Banknotes at Press Conference

FIFA’s ex-president Sepp Blatter was showered with fake dollar bills at a press conference by an English comedian Lee Nelson. The intruder was immediately escorted by security officials from the press conference, according to social media reports.  Blatter looked embarrassed and said that the incident “had nothing to do with …

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The Russia and Qatar World Cups Could be in Trouble

Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups if evidence is found of corruption in the bidding process, a FIFA official was quoted as saying on Sunday. The comments by the head of FIFA’s auditing and compliance committee came as bribery claims mounted …

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Fifa: Sepp Blatter to Quit as President Amid Corruption Scandal

Fifa: Sepp Blatter to Quit as President Amid Corruption Scandal

Sepp Blatter says he will resign as president of football’s governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal. In announcing his exit, the 79-year-old Swiss has called an extraordinary Fifa congress “as soon as possible” to elect a new president. Blatter was re-elected last week, despite seven top Fifa officials being …

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