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Blatter impressed by England World Cup bid

LONDON (AFP) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Wednesday he had been "personally impressed" by England's bid for the 2018 World Cup and said the country was ready to host the tournament immediately.

Blatter was speaking after meeting Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street, where he received a presentation on the English 2018 bid less than two months before the final December 2 vote in Zurich.

Blatter watched Cameron perform at Prime Minister's Questions in Parliament before officials outlined the English bid's global legacy plans, which include matching FIFA's 75 million pound annual investment in grassroots football.

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FootballZilla3521d ago

i want portugal and spain to win ;)