FIFA president Gianni Infantino: This is how I plan to change the World Cup
In his original election manifesto back in January, Infantino stated his intention to expand the competition form 32 to 40 teams but now has aspirations of involving even more teams.
He has proposed that 16 seeded teams will qualify for the group stages automatically with the remaining 32 countries facing one another in a single knockout round match.
The winners would then progress to the World Cup finals while the losers go home after just one match.
The European Championships were expanded from 16 teams to 24 this summer which was generally well-received with the likes of Wales and... read more
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