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The World Cup trophy is the most revered in world football. (Image: otbsports.com)

FIFA Boss Supports Biannual World Cup Plan

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is defending the World Football Association’s plans to hold the World Cup every two years. Infantino isn’t bothered by strong opposition from UEFA and CONMEBOL, who are ready to boycott a revamped World Cup. The official claims it’s a matter of “quality” more than anything else, […]

The World Cup trophy is the most important piece of silverware in world football. (Image: time.com)

UEFA Asks FIFA to Stop Plans for Biennial World Cup

The executive committee of European football’s governing body met this week. The board discussed plans drawn up by FIFA to have a World Cup every two years, with the Euro finals increasing their frequency as well. UEFA is in strict opposition to FIFA’s project. UEFA calls FIFA’s prospect of having […]

Arsene Wenger is FIFA's man in charge of the reshape of the World Cup system. (Image: teamtalk.com)

FIFA Planning for World Cup Every Two Years

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (71), who’s now FIFA’s chief for global development, is the leading figure behind the plans to hold the World Cup every two years instead of four. UEFA, the European Football Association, is openly against the project. FIFA promises to reveal on Thursday more details about […]