By Elaine Donnelly
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The United States made its pitch for the World Cup. Now it's time to wait.
The chairman of FIFA's inspection team spoke positively on Thursday about England's bid to host the World Cup in 2018 or '22 at the end of a four-day visit to scrutinize the country's stadiums and infrastructure.
FIFA wrapped up a four-day visit to Russia to assess its potential to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, and warned on Thursday that construction of stadiums and infrastructure must begin immediately if the bid is successful.
A delegation from soccer's world governing body FIFA has begun a three-day visit to Australia to inspect stadiums and other facilities for the country's 2022 World Cup bid.
A FIFA delegation has completed its four-day inspection of the South Korean bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
A FIFA delegation praised Japan's planning and advanced infrastructure after completing an inspection of the country's bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
A FIFA delegation has arrived in Japan, the first stop on a two-month tour to inspect candidates for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Franklin Lobos, a former professional soccer player who drove trucks at the San Jose mine, is wanted by the world soccer body FIFA to give motivational talks, Chilean soccer director Harold Mayne-Nicholls said.
"As you know, a World Cup only works if it becomes a fully national treasure," he said.