FIFA World Cup: 'Happy' Sepp Blatter Hails Tournament's Success

Updated: 02 July 2014 22:31 IST

The FIFA World Cup has escaped the massive protests that marred last year's warmup tournament, the Confederations Cup, when hundreds of thousands of people swarmed the streets to denounce the record $11 billion spent on hosting the event.

FIFA World Cup: 'Happy' Sepp Blatter Hails Tournament's Success
FIFA president Sepp Blatter attends the World Cup Round of 16 match between Costa Rica and Greece. © AFP

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Topics : FIFA World Cup 2014 Federation Internationale de Football Association Sepp Blatter Football
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