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FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

AFP  |  Moscow 

celebrated what he described as the "best World Cup" ever on Friday, thanks to the quality of football and organisation in

"I was saying this would be the best ever, today I can say it with more conviction... it is the best World Cup," told reporters in two days ahead of the final between and

told Russian in a meeting at the Kremlin last week that the world "fell in love with Russia," over the past four weeks.

And Infantino said preconceived notions of the country had been changed by the positive experiences of more than one million fans who had visited.

"A lot of preconceived ideas have changed thanks to this World Cup," said Infantino.

"Everyone has discovered a beautiful country, a welcoming country, full of people keen to show to the world what maybe sometimes is said is not what happens here.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 16:45 IST
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