Gianni Infantino unveils plans to increase World Cup to 40 or 48...

Gianni Infantino unveils plans to increase World Cup to 40 or 48 teams

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Gianni Infantino unveils plans to increase World Cup to 40 or 48 teams
• Fifa president is adamant more teams will not dilute the tournament
• Infantino said there was a positive feeling at Fifa towards expansion

The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has defended his derided World Cup expansion plan and backed the idea of more than one country co-hosting the tournament in order to keep costs down.

Following the first meeting of the newly rebranded and expanded Fifa Council, which replaced the discredited executive committee, Infantino unveiled a vision document named “Fifa 2.0” and a slew of targets and plans.

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