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15 Because of the controversy, the FA refused to accept Eckert's absolving of Russia from blame, with Greg Dyke calling most famous whore in the world for a re-examination of the affair and David Bernstein calling for a boycott of the World Cup.Retrieved "fifa 'satisfied' with World Cup refereeing, VAR".Retrieved 2 December 2010.Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over the matter.Retrieved "fifa and adidas extend partnership until 2030".Archived from the original on Retrieved "Match schedules for fifa Confederations Cup 20 fifa World Cup unveiled"."Organising Committee for the fifa World Cup extends its responsibilities to cover 20".62 Kaliningrad: Kaliningrad Stadium.Archived from the original on Retrieved "World Cup 2018: New report highlights MPs' concern for England fans in Russia".103 104 Former Brazilian World Cup-winning striker Ronaldo walked out with a child wearing a Russia 2018 shirt.
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63 Rostov-on-Don: Rostov Arena."Fifa agrees massive World Cup deal with Vivo".The difference between Telstar 18 and Mechta is the red details on the design.In the United States, the 2018 World Cup was the first men's World Cup whose English rights were held by Fox Sports, and Spanish rights held by Telemundo.A lot of preconceived ideas have been changed because people have seen the true nature of Russia." 223 Infantino has proclaimed Russia 2018 to be "the best World Cup ever as 98 of the stadiums were sold out, there were three billion viewers.Retrieved "Match report Group A Russia v Egypt" (PDF).In accordance with the fifa requirements, during the 2018 World Cup it is called Spartak Stadium instead of its usual name Otkritie Arena.Archived from the original on "Fifa contacts McLaren over doping claims in football".87 Koltsovo Airport in Yekaterinburg was upgraded with radio-engineering tools for flight operation and received its second runway strip.Archived from the original on "Kaliningrad airport's new terminal put in operation".174 International Football Association Board technical director David Elleray stated a belief that this was due to the introduction of VAR, since players would know that they would not be able to get away with anything under the new system."Russia on track for World Cup 2018, say fifa inspectors".Volgograd, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk all hosted four matches, but did not host any knockout stage games.Archived from the original on 16 November 2014.

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