Foul balls aren't just for baseball

“Never has the World Cup been in Russia and eastern Europe, and the Middle East and Arabic world have been waiting for a long time, so I’m a happy president when we talk about the development of football,” – FIFA President Sepp Blatter, providing his talking points to a most remarkable pair of decisions for World Cup host sites

The world of football (the roundball variety) is still reeling from this weeks decision by the world game’s governing body FIFA to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively.

Decisions which left both the United Kingdom and the United States standing on the sidelines wondering what hit them and what’s really going on.

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