ALL POSTS TAGGED "gianni-infantino"

FIFA

/ 36 days ago

FIFA considers idea of World Cup every three years

FIFA is considering more changes to their World Cup, including organizing a tournament every three years. Recently, FIFA halted plans of making the World Cup a biennial event. The Guardian claims that talks about changes to the World Cup have been ongoing for months now. FIFA president Gianni Infantino clearly wants the tournament to increase […]

Morocco

/ 39 days ago

FIFA tries to censor footage of Hakimi blasting Infantino

FIFA is reportedly trying to cover up footage of Moroccan defender Acraf Hakimi confronting the governing body’s President Gianni Infantino after the third-place playoff against Croatia on Saturday evening at the Khalifa International stadium. Morocco were furious and were left frustrated with some of decision making from Qatari referee Abdulrahman Al-Jassim. FIFA, however, are trying […]

American Soccer

/ 40 days ago

FIFA boss says soccer will be top sport in North America

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has doubled down on claims that soccer will become the top sport in North America. He previously made similar remarks when the host cities were announced for the 2026 World Cup. The governing body of the sport's president echoed these sentiments on Friday. Growth of soccer in North America When asked […]

FIFA

/ 400 days ago

Breaking down a potential biennial World Cup with Simon Evans

In the latest installment of World Soccer Talk's newest video series, we discuss plans for a biennial World Cup. As things stand, the World Cup takes place every four years. After all, it started out that way dating back to the original competition in 1930. However, as many passionate soccer fans know, FIFA President Gianni […]

FIFA

/ 450 days ago

How playing too many games takes a toll on soccer players

Playing too many games is one of the main issues surrounding the current landscape of soccer. With international breaks and competitions overlapping with players' club seasons, there are small windows of true rest. For instance, players in the Premier League, La Liga and the Bundesliga often cannot take breaks that some of the more privileged […]
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Discovery

/ 468 days ago

The Men Who Sold the World Cup film chronicles FIFA scandal

For those interested in in-depth soccer reporting, the new Discovery+ soccer documentary may be the new mini-series for you. 'The Men Who Sold The World Cup' features exclusive interviews with Sunil Gulati, Jurgen Klinsmann, Landon Donovan, and Sepp Blatter, among many others. Discovery networks owns a reputation for airing outstanding documentaries. Now, Discovery’s streaming platform, […]