Brazil hands over World Cup to Russia at Rio’s Maracana Stadium

Brazil hands over World Cup to Russia at Rio’s Maracana Stadium

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff symbolically handed over the World Cup to her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Sunday, as Russia is set to host the 2018 tournament. The two were joined by FIFA president Sepp Blatter. The ceremony took place inside Maracana Stadium before the Germany-Argentina final in Rio de Janeiro.

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