original on Rumsby, Ben. It was the first World Cup to be held. "Why fifa Needs to Move the World Cup". Garcia, was withheld from public release by Hans-Joachim Eckert, fifa's head of adjudication on ethical matters. Archived from the original on Retrieved External links. Archived from the original on Gibson, Owen. Retrieved "Match report Semi-final Croatia v England" (PDF). At an estimated cost of over.2 billion as of June 2018, 4 it is the most expensive World Cup in history, surpassing the cost of the 2014 fifa World Cup in Brazil. Archived from the original on 20 September 2013. 61 Of the twelve venues used, the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow and the Saint Petersburg Stadium the two largest stadiums in Russia were used most, both hosting seven matches.
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