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Brazil protests: Fifa insist Confederations Cup will continue despite widening World Cup demonstrations

A million people have taken to the streets in anti-government demonstrations

Brazil riots latest: Protests continue at Confederations Cup matches despite Rio and Sao Paulo leaders agreeing to reverse public transport fare hikes

Riot police use gas bombs and pepper spray to quell protesters in the northern city of Fortaleza

<b>2022 World Cup</b><br/>
It's yet to happen, but when it does, surely the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take some beating for a strange place to play the most prestigious sporting tournament in the world. Temperatures during the summer reach 50 degrees and the tiny alcohol restricted state will have to find some way to accommodate beer swilling fans from around the world.

Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino adds weight to winter World Cup in Qatar in 2022

There are concerns over the heat during the summer months

Romario the Socialist MP and (below) as a World Cup winner in 1994

Romario sticks boot into the costly Fifa roadshow

One of Brazil’s most famous players is now outspoken critic of their attempts to host the finals

AC Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng, left, was racially abused

Fifa approve tough new racism sanctions

Points deductions and relegation could be imposed

Brazil v England match to go ahead following 'bureaucratic failure'

Judge Adriana Costa dos Santos has reversed her ruling that the stadium was unsafe

Fifa are now at the 'forefront of governance standards' according to Sepp Blatter

President claims football's world governing body has come through a tough spell

President of The FA Prince William, Duke of Cambridge is presented a match ball by UEFA President Michel Platini

Prince William: My money is on Bayern Munich to win 2-0 against Borussia Dortmund in final

The Duke of Cambridge made the opening speech at the UEFA Congress in London

President of The FA Prince William, Duke of Cambridge is presented a match ball by UEFA President Michel Platini

Prince William to address Uefa ahead of Champions League final

The Duke of Cambridge will open the Uefa congress

Mario Balotelli was one of three players who had abuse aimed at him

Roma racist chanting against AC Milan earns fine and Sepp Blatter rebuke

Mario Balotelli was targeted by the abuse

Suarez punches his Gonzalo Jara during Uruguay's defeat against Chile

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez escapes punishment for 'punching' opponent in World Cup qualifier

The incident occurred in Uruguay's game with Chile

Rio and Anton Ferdinand

Fifa will not take action over alleged racist chants against Rio and Anton Ferdinand

The incident occurred during England's game against San Marino

Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter faces calls to resign as Fifa president over handling of bribery scandal

Joao Havelange resigns as honorary president of Fifa after findings of an ethics investigation are published

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