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    Blatter going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin,...

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    Iniesta eyes WC finale with Spain

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on October 14, 2017

    Spain’s World Cup winning hero in 2010 Andres Iniesta believes next year’s tournament in Russia is likely to be his swansong at international level. Barcelona...

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    Brazil ready for crack at sixth WC

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:05am on October 13, 2017

    Three years ago Brazil were hammered 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals of their home World Cup but after their latest win coach Tite said...