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By Guillaume Mahot
This time, everything is settled. The ultimate ceremony in Kremlin, Russia, held by Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA’s one Gianni Infantino yesterday afternoon, paved the way for the next football world cup in Russia in June/July 2018.
Amid stars like Argentine genius Diego Maradona, Brazilian winger Cafu and French defender Laurent Blanc, the coaches of national teams discovered, either relieved or worried, the challengers they would defy next summer so as to become world champion. Here are the eight groups: