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LISTEN: Will Fifa, Russia make profits from 2018 World Cup?

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a man wearing a suit and tie: International Federation of Association Football (Fifa) President Gianni Infantino gestures while speaking during a press briefing closing a meeting of the Fifa executive council on 10 January 2017 at Fifa headquarters in Zurich. © AFP International Federation of Association Football (Fifa) President Gianni Infantino gestures while speaking during a press briefing closing a meeting of the Fifa executive council on 10 January 2017 at Fifa headquarters in Zurich.

CAPE TOWN - The first match of the 2018 Fifa World Cup takes place on Thursday at 5:00pm.

Is Fifa going to earn as much in Russia as it has at previous World Cups?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed the University of San Francisco’s Michael Goldman.

"If you look at Fifa’s income statement, sponsorships are somewhat down, but overall Fifa is hitting its $6 billion revenue target."

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