Fifa delegates begin World Cup visit at Downing Street
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has told Fifa inspectors England's bid for the 2018 World Cup is "unbeatable".
The Fifa delegation, which will write a report on England's bid to host the World Cup, began their four-day visit with a reception at Downing Street.
Mr Clegg said: "I believe this is an exceptionally strong, unbeatable bid. We in this government believe in it, we hope that you will believe in it."
The hosts for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will be revealed on 2 December.
David Bond reports.