FIFA president Gianni Infantino says that football has entirely adopted his expansion plan to take the World Cup to 48 teams. An additional 16 teams have been added to the traditional format of 32 teams, which already maintain a lot of games at the World Cup.
Now, the expanded tournament is expected to be introduced for 2026 World Cup. It is also expected that the planned to introduce 48 teams could be made as early as the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, but the decision on this proposal will be taken only in next spring. Read More “Qatar Can Still Host 48-Team World Cup”