Gianni Infantino is looking to expand the World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confirmed that he is looking to expand the World Cup to 48 teams.

The Daily Telegraph reports that Infantino, speaking during an event in Colombia, said a final decision would be taken by the FIFA Council in January.

“These are ideas to find the best solution, we will debate them this month and we will decide everything by 2017,” said  Infantino.

“They are ideas which we put forward to see which one is the best.”

 

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