Aleksander Ceferin (UEFA): « The biennial world championship project is no longer on the table »

Is the debate around a World Cup every two years over? Launched by FIFA and supported by several personalities, including Arsene Wenger, director of development of the body, this project would have been definitively abandoned. « It is no longer on the table“, thus announced Aleksander Ceferin, the president of UEFA, with the Corriere della Sera this Friday, thus confirming the abandonment of this possibility.

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« Everyone was againsthe adds. The World Cup every four years is very goodThis project, which advocated a selection competition each year, alternating for example World Cup and Euro, had already been rejected by UEFA. For its part, the International Olympic Committee had also voted « no » to a biennial World Cup, just like Conmebol, the governing body of South American football.

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The World Association of Professional Leagues (WLF) also criticized in a press release a project which « would harm the economy of football and the health of players« .

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