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Federation Internationale de Football Association banning World Cup fans who post sexist videos

Federation Internationale de Football Association banning World Cup fans who post sexist videos

Blatter, who is Swiss, said he hoped that the Federation Internationale de Football Association ban on him taking part in footballing activities would be lifted by the end of this year.

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has backed an English-led bid for the 2030 World Cup as he defended his reasons for being at the tournament in Russian Federation.

His appearance at the World Cup in Russian Federation is therefore potentially embarrassing for FIFA and its new head, Gianni Infantino, who has promised to draw a line under FIFA's corruption problems and clean up the organisation.

However, FIFA have expressed they are "satisfied" with the refereeing standards and implementation of VAR at the 2018 World Cup in a statement released on Wednesday.

The Kremlin on Wednesday said Vladimir Putin did not watch Russia's surprise win over Egypt in the World Cup because he was on a plane but added that he reacted "very positively, like the whole of our country". A National Security Council spokesperson tweeted that Bolton will first meet with U.S. allies in London and Rome to talk about national security issues, then head to Russian Federation "to discuss a potential meeting" between the two world leaders.

"I'm here to enjoy the World Cup", Blatter said after arriving on Tuesday.

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Yet they have all but guaranteed their passage out of Group A and are set to join the knockout stage for the first time since 1986.

However, Blatter joked about his relationship with Infantino, who is from a neighboring town in the same Swiss region.

"There will be a lot of contenders (for 2030) but they will deserve it, and Scotland, Wales and the Irish - why not? - should be in, too, because that would be a better candidate for a 48-team World Cup".

"It is good to be a fan", Blatter said before posing for photographs with the laminated Fan ID card. "To live these emotions for me was good, to say, 'He is still alive".

The Kremlin has said USA national security adviser John Bolton plans to visit Moscow, without providing details about the trip.

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