FIFA World Cup

Australia has held discussions with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Football Federation Australia said on Thursday. “Football Federation Australia confirms it has held discussions with the Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) about the possibility to jointly bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup,” the FFA said in a statement
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With the prospect of the 2022 World Cup now involving 48 teams becoming increasingly likely, Craig Burley thinks it will ‘dilute’ the quality of the tournament. FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants Qatar to have a co-host and will present an expansion proposal at June’s congress in Paris. It has not even been 11 months since
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Football great Pele was hospitalised in Paris on Wednesday because of a urinary infection following a meeting with Kylian Mbappe in the French capital, his spokesman said. Pepito Fornos told The Associated Press the three-time World Cup champion will be in hospital for up to two days. “He was a little shaky and they detected
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Skillzy is a ‘larger-than-life character inspired by freestyling, street and panna culture’. With qualification for the tournament now well and truly underway, UEFA has revealed the official mascot for the 2020 European Championship. Skillzy was unveiled in front of 55,000 fans on the pitch at the Amsterdam Arena ahead of Sunday night’s qualifier between Netherlands
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be pushing for an expanded 2022 World Cup, among other things, when the council convenes on Friday. The FIFA Council is the 37-member assembly that replaced the Executive Committee following the election of Gianni Infantino as the president of the game’s governing body back in 2016. It includes representatives from
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Coutinho, right, made 15 appearances for Brazil. Brazilian striker Coutinho, a 1962 World Cup winner who Pele considered his favorite attacking partner at Santos FC, has died. He was 75. Santos announced Coutinho’s death in a statement on Twitter on Monday. The club said he died at home and his funeral will be at Santos’
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