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Alexey Sorokin at a press conference in St. Petersburg, Russia
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Alexey Sorokin was elected to the FIFA Council at the Extraordinary UEFA Congress in September 2017. He was appointed CEO of the Local Organising Committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ in 2011 after working on the Bid Committee from 2009. Before that he was Secretary General and General Director of the Russian Football Union and helped organise the UEFA Champions League final in Moscow in 2008.