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FIFA delegates tour Bernabeu

09-01-2010 13:16 BJT

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Spain is getting its chance in the spotlight for a chance to host the 2018 World Cup. FIFA delegates started their four-day inspection visit of stadiums and other facilities in Spain on Monday.

The FIFA delegates were shown around the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, which would host the final match.

The inspection group was presented with a Real Madrid shirt, and members took an opportunity to show some ball skills and try penalty shots.

The FIFA delegates checked out an aerial picture of the Bernabeu, one of Madrid's hallowed homes of soccer.

Spain last hosted the World Cup in 1982. It will compete alongside Portugal against competing offers from England, Russia, the United States, and another joint bid from Belgium and the Netherlands, to stage the finals in 2018.

The FIFA delegates were shown around the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, which would
host the final match.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: CNTV.CN

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