Fifa to expand Club World Cup to 32 teams in 2025

Gianni Infantino with France president Emmanuel Macron

Fifa will expand its Club World Cup to 32 teams in 2025, president Gianni Infantino said today (Friday), while he also announced that the world governing body has set a budget of $11bn (€10.3bn) for its next four-year financial cycle.

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the World Cup final between Argentina and France in Qatar on Sunday, Infantino said: “The new men’s Club World Cup will take place in 2025 and will feature 32 teams.

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