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Saturday, December 4, 2010

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Soccer fans in Qatar's capital city, Doha, were ecstatic after the tiny Gulf state was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup, but there was great disappointment in the US, Australia, and England. Qatar will be the first Arab or Middle Eastern country to host the event. (AP Photo)
Soccer fans in Qatar's capital city, Doha, were ecstatic after the tiny Gulf state was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup, but there was great disappointment in the US, Australia, and England. Qatar will be the first Arab or Middle Eastern country to host the event. (AP Photo)

This week on Only A Game:  The World Cup is coming to Russia (2018) and Qatar (2022), but soccer fans in the US, Australia, and England will have to wait for home soil matches. We'll break down FIFA's decisions. Plus, we'll hear about documentary director Frederick Wiseman's latest film, which zooms in on boxing at a gym in Austin, Texas. Also Bill will talk with the author of a new biography of Mickey Mantle. Join us!

This program aired on December 4, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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