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Gianni Infantino: It would be nice to think of the World Cup in South America |  football |  Sports

Gianni Infantino: It would be nice to think of the World Cup in South America | football | Sports

On Monday, the FIFA president spoke from Argentina about the intentions of several South American countries to organize the World Cup.


FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Monday from Argentina that “it would be great to organize the World Cup in South America”, as part of his tour of several countries in the region in search of support for his plan to organize the World Cup. The next FIFA World Cup is every two years.

Of course, the South American nomination would be very strong. Football lives in South America in a wonderful way, the heart of football is here. It would be great to think about the World Cup in South America,” Infantino confirmed in a press conference with the President of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), Claudio Tapia.

Currently, the FIFA President, who arrived in Buenos Aires on Sunday afternoon, said that “There is great interest in organizing the World Cup,” despite the loss of “trust” in the organization In recent years due to various corruption scandals.

“I think this is also a testament to the work we do and the guarantee we will give to all candidates that the nomination and decision-making process is clean and correct. He emphasized that this is an essential aspect.”

for this part, Claudio Tapia has admitted his interest in Argentina organizing the 2030 World Cup with three other South American countriesCompeting with the UK and Ireland nomination, he asserted that all Argentine football leaders had “made improvements” in their stadiums.

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World Cup every two years

Gianni Infantino took advantage of appearing in front of the media to defend his proposal to hold the World Cup every two years, which It would bring “more high level competition, more hope and excitement And more possibilities for the world to organize one world as well.”

The FIFA president, who has been seeing in recent years, argued, “If this is not the case, then before the World Cup returns to the continent, 24 years will pass if we want to make a real rotation, and 24 years is more than a generation of people.” He talked a lot about clubs” and “the national team is never put on the table”.

However, Infantino acknowledged that he will try to find a method that “will benefit everyone”, so it is a proposal that is open to debate.

“All ideas are welcome, we have already started to change the proposal on the table (…). We have not put on the table a ‘yes or no’ proposal, but we say we are talking about this and we see how we can improve it,” said the FIFA President.

In this sense, The AFC president did not risk his position in connection with hosting the World Cup every two years. (Dr)