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A girl celebrates in the Qatari capital Doha after the tiny Gulf state was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup on Dec. 2, 2010. Qatar became the first Arab, Middle Eastern or Muslim country to be awarded the right to stage football's World Cup Nov. 30, 2010 (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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A girl celebrates in the Qatari capital Doha after the tiny Gulf state was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup on Dec. 2, 2010. Qatar became the first Arab, Middle Eastern or Muslim country to be awarded the right to stage football's World Cup Nov. 30, 2010 (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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Former US President Bill Clinton, Honorary Chairman USA Bid Commitee, of the delegation of the USA bid, reacts after Qatar was announced as host for the 2022 World Cup during the FIFA 2018 and 2022 World Cup Bid Announcement in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Keystone/Patrick B. Kraemer)

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U.S. map shows the 18 cities selected as official host cities for the United States’ bid for the 2022 World Cup

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South Korean football fans console each other after losing the bid for the 2022 World Cup, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 in Gwacheon, South Korea. In the end Russia won the bid for 2018 and Qatar took 2022. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)