“With the World Cup also the Europeans could be biennial”


«World every 2 years is not a request from me but from the Fifa Congress which asked for a feasibility study. We did a very serious study: from a sporting point of view it works, the economic impact is positive for everyone ». So the president of FIFA Gianni Infantino on the project of a football World Cup every two years by speaking today on Radio Anch’io lo sport.

«What is more important is that positive for the protection of the national championships and for the players themselves, there would be fewer matches with a break in July. In Europe there is opposition but this is one way to include. Even the Europeans could have the same cadence ».

Naming the Olimpico after Paolo Rossi

Infantino takes sides in favor of the naming of the Olympic stadium in Rome to Paolo Rossi. «There is no being against Pablito, we must support the idea of ​​naming the Olympic stadium after Paolo Rossi. No one like him has had the impact he has had on Italians abroad. From the 1982 World Cup – he adds – all Italians in the world were looked at differently. For me it must be done and done quickly, I congratulate Parliament and the Government. Young people must remember Rossi ».

«We must be able to convey the emotions of football to young people and try to be innovative with the rules without destroying football, using the Var with common sense, it must always be the referee who decides, the human aspect must be prevalent. We have to encourage the kids to put the phone aside and play football ».

World Cup 2022

Best wishes to Mancini’s Italy in view of the qualifying playoffs for the World Cup in Qatar “Already in 2018 Italy was not there, if we were not to participate it would be eight years without the World Cup for the Italians and an entire generation will be left without the World Cup, good luck to Italy and to all the others ».

Infantino then spoke on the controversy related to safety at work in Qatar, in particular for the construction of stadiums: «From the point of view of work, enormous progress has been made in Qatar, the unions themselves say. It will be important to bring the world to Qatar, positive changes have been made ».

No postponement, the Inter-Juve Super Cup on January 12th

The Italian Super Cup between Inter and Juventus will be played regularly on Wednesday 12 January at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan. This was decided by the Lega Serie A Council, which did not allow the challenge to be postponed to the two companies. The decision not to postpone the meeting was unanimously taken by the six Lega councilors. The match is scheduled at 21.00.

The two teams had asked for the postponement of the Super Cup due to the constantly evolving Covid situation. Currently the two clubs respectively have three positives each. Among the Nerazzurri are in isolation Dzeko, Satriano and Cordaz; between the bianconeri the same situation for Chiellini, Pinsoglio and Arthur.


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