Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said that he sees no reason to boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
"I have been talking to the UEFA leader [Michel Platini] since this morning. UEFA does not favor it [the boycott] so I see no reason for a boycott of the world cup in Russia," he told reporters on June 2.
After Joseph Blatter was re-elected as the FIFA president, the English Football Association (FA) did not rule out the possibility of boycotting the 2018 FIFA World Cup due to be held in Russia.
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