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"Update on the investigations following the McLaren reports". "FBI investigating Fifa's awarding of 20 World Cups report". 227 However, the Ukrainian state TV still broadcast the World Cup, and more than 4 million Ukrainians watched the opening match. Retrieved 13 November 2017. Archived from the original on 31 December 2014. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said that the logo was inspired by "Russia's rich artistic tradition and its history of bold achievement and innovation and fifa President Sepp Blatter stated that it reflected the "heart and soul" of the country. English pop singer Robbie Williams then performed two songs before he and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina performed a duet while other performers emerged, dressed in the flags of all 32 teams and carrying a sign bearing the name of each nation. 18 Zimbabwe and Indonesia were later disqualified before playing their first matches, 19 20 while Gibraltar and Kosovo, who joined fifa on fter the qualifying draw but before European qualifying had begun, also entered the competition.
Eckert instead released a shorter revised summary, and his (and therefore fifa's) reluctance to publish the full report caused Garcia to resign in protest. Archived from the original on Retrieved Osborne, Samuel. 186 Official song Main article: Live It Up (Nicky Jam song) The official song of the tournament was "Live It Up with vocals from Will Smith, Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi, released on Its music video was released on 187 Controversies Main article: List. "Greg Dyke: FA demands full report findings into World Cup corruption". "You Can Hate Putin But Love the World Cup". 44 45 VAR operations for all games are operating from a single headquarters in Moscow, which receives live video of the games and are in radio contact with the on-field referees.