Brazil Symbolically Hands Over World Cup to Russia

Updated: 14 July 2014 14:37 IST

In a separate statement, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the country had held a successful World Cup "that was not perfect only because the sixth championship did not happen" for Brazil's national team.

Brazil Symbolically Hands Over World Cup to Russia
(From L) Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, FIFA President Joseph Blatter and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose during handing over of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to Russia on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. © AFP

Rio de Janeiro:
Topics : FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil Russia Football
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