Members Of The Public Await The Announcement Of The FIFA World Cup Decision

England football fans react after hearing the news that the 2018 FIFA World Cup host nation has been granted to Russia instead of England on December 2, 2010 in London, England. England was one of four competing bids to stage the 2018 World Cup which FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced the winner of in a ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland today.

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World Cup bids: Joy and despair

Some were happy, some were sad and most were surprised by the World Cup hosting bid announcement