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Eberl against a World Cup every two years: "Football belongs to everyone"

2021-10-21T13:46:38.200Z

Sports director Max Eberl from Bundesliga soccer club Borussia Mönchengladbach has spoken out against a World Cup every two years. “We have exciting competitions that we don't want to increase in number. Football has gotten bigger, but it belongs to everyone. I have the feeling that everyone in Europe thinks a World Cup every four years is sufficient, ”said the Bundesliga manager on Thursday.



Sports director Max Eberl from the Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach has spoken out against a World Cup every two years.

“We have exciting competitions that we don't want to increase in number.

Football has gotten bigger, but it belongs to everyone.

I have the feeling that everyone in Europe thinks a World Cup every four years is sufficient, ”said the Bundesliga manager on Thursday.

Düsseldorf - Herbert Hainer as President of FC Bayern recently stated that the record champions were "clearly against".

The world association FIFA promotes the idea of ​​a World Cup every two years, which has been heavily criticized by numerous associations.

The FIFA Council decided on Wednesday that a global summit should take place on December 20 to discuss the reform of the international match calendar.

According to the DFB, a vote on the question is “obsolete” this year.

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The positions to shorten the World Cup rhythm to two years have hardened further.

In talks with European association representatives, FIFA President Gianni Infantino received clear opposition to the world association's plans.

According to dpa information, more than a dozen European associations are considering leaving the world association as the last option.

In addition to the European Football Union UEFA, the Continental Association of South America also categorically rejects the plans for a World Cup every two years.

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Source: merkur

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