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FIFA President Confident in Proper Security Measures at 2018 World Cup Finals

FIFA President Confident in Proper Security Measures at 2018 World Cup Finals

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino has revealed that referees will have the authority to abandon matches at the World Cup if there are racist taunts and jibes during the games.

2014 World Cup victor Mario Goetze was not selected this year despite scoring the winning goal to secure the title for Die Mannschaft.

So what teams qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Spain must be in the reckoning too, for whilst I dare say the weather may be a tad different in Russian Federation this summer as the Spain's national team are used to back home, there is no getting away form the talent that does make up that team.

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Mourinho also tipped Nigeria to surprise at the World Cup and finish ahead of Croatia and Iceland to snatch second place in Group D with Argentina to finish on top. If you are planning to visit Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Welcome2018.com is the tourist portal of the Russian government that renders the fans itinerant services to Russia with useful information about the host nation of the next FIFA World Cup.

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The Selecao face Austria next Sunday in their only other friendly before their opening game against Switzerland on Sunday 17 June. Kenny Dalglish yesterday encouraged fans not to boo their ex-hero, who played more than 200 games for the Reds.

The stadiums will host 12 World Cup matches in all between them.

Federation Internationale de Football Association has reiterated that referees will have the power to abandon matches at this month's World Cup in cases of persistent discrimination in the crowd.

Giving the Samurai Blue just a 29 percent chance of progressing to the round of 16, Gracenote has calculated Akira Nishino's squad has just a 1 percent probability of reaching the final in Moscow on July 15 and a 0.3 percent hope of winning it.

Germany stayed at the top of the rankings, despite being winless in five games and having lost their past two matches in a row. "As of today a total of 105 representatives of 48 special services and law enforcement agencies from 30 countries have confirmed their participation", Gusev said at a press conference on the World Cup security.

Denmark will be their next opponent in the group stage on June 21 in Samara, before they meet Peru in Sochi on June 27 (AEST).

As for the 2018 edition, Iran were the first Asian team to book their place at the 2018 World Cup, with their miserly defence ensuring the goals of Azmoun would take the team into pole position in their qualifying group ahead of South Korea and Uzbekistan.