“We have not yet set a new appointment because there are more important things in life,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the 72nd Congress of the Football World Association in Doha: “This is one of the discussions about the international play calendar from the year 2024 “
Although the calendar is already “pretty full,” the 52-year-old led: “But maybe we can find a week where we can develop soccer worldwide. We have to think what format we can think of.”
So far, the club World Cup will be held with the winners of the continental competitions, but the extension to 24 teams was already decided in 2019.
Because of the pandemic and the resulting shift of the European Championship and Copa America, however, the premiere event planned for 2021 was deleted.