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An unnamed "high-placed" official at FIFA, the organization that governs world soccer, told Yahoo! Sports that Obama's historic election will affect FIFA members who decide the sites of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

"How can it not make a difference?" the source told Yahoo!'s Martin Rogers. "Now when you think of America, you don