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David Beckham Still Confident England Will Host The 2018 World Cup

Former England captain David Beckham has stated that he is “very confident” that England will be hosting the 2018 World Cup despite the BBC Panorama expose into three members of the Fifa voting panel.

The programme alleged that Fifa vice-president Issa Hayatou and two other Fifa officials voting on the World Cup bids took bribes in the 1990s, accusations reports suggest has scuppered England’s chances of victory.

Beckham remains optimistic, however: “We’re very confident because we know we’ve done everything possible.

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