FIFA Plans For New Club World Cup With 32 Teams

The idea of the new club world league created by FIFA is a long-term project and will take until 2021 to come into force.

The former global Jan Age Fjørtoft and Jamie Carragher dramatically slammed the FIFA statement of the club World Cup with 32 teams. The gamers need rest at some point, they are dealt with like cattle, wrote the Englishman Jamie Carragher (44) on Twitter. The European clubs ought to boycott the brand-new competition format announced a year and a half ago. The Norwegian Fjørtoft (55) asked: When does somebody get up for the players? Both ex-professionals work as TV specialists.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced the increase in the club World Cup from seven to 32 clubs from 2025 on Friday in Qatar. A lot of details such as hosts and gain access to lists are still being talked about. Due to the enlarged field of individuals, the competition should seem like a world championship every 4 years. So far, the six continental title bearers and the masters of the host country have been there. The club World Cup in a month and a half from February 1st to 11th with Champions League winner Genuine Madrid as European agent will be one of the last editions in the old format. Originally, a new tournament with 24 groups should have happened in China in the summer of 2021.


Nevertheless, the reformed tournament had actually also been laid due to the corona-related shift of the EM 2020 and the Copa América by one year. In addition, the plans for the new format with more groups had actually been suspended.