The World Cup is going to get bigger

3300x225_worldcupFifa announced today that the number of football teams in the World Cup will increase to 48.  Currently 32 teams take part in the competition but from 2026, another 12 will be added. There will initially be 16 groups of three teams, 32 of which will go through to the next, knockout stage of the tournament. Fifa president Gianni Infantino said that having more countries compete in the World Cup will help develop football as a sport. "There is nothing bigger in terms of boosting football in a country than participating in a World Cup."
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16 thoughts on “The World Cup is going to get bigger

  1. Hermine Granger says:

    I hope it will be funny because I don’t want to see that for example Germany against Serbia will play because it isn’t

  2. rubo5 says:

    I think that is a good idea to increase the competitors and another small countries will play the world cup ,the best tournament in the world.

  3. Marvin W. says:

    I think this is really bad, because if in all 16 groups are only 3 teams ,2 teams are qualified for the 32/1 and that don’t brings tension

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