Why is Fifa increasing the size of the World Cup?


Gianni Infantino and Zbigniew Boniek. DrabikPany

Fifa is increasing the number of countries who can play in the World Cup Finals to 48.

Fifa, the governing body of world football, has voted to increase the number of teams which play in the World Cup to 48, from the 32 it currently is. Fifa president Gianni Infantino says the competition needs to be more inclusive, and having more teams taking part will help the development of football.

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