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10.01.2017 22:01 - Leader

Like FIFA announced the Council of the World Confederation made unanimously accepted the proposal Gianni Infantino for expanding the World Cup teams from 32 to 48, from the organization of 2026 onwards! The FIFA Council met tonight in Zurich on the proposal of the President of the World Confederation for expansion of teams participating in the World Cup. The decision was positive and therefore the 2026 World Cup conducted through runner 48 and not 32 as we know today! Now all that remains is the detailed information of FIFA on the new format of the event. It is noted that the vote came five potential conducting systems, however, prevailed and here the proposal Gianni Infantino for tournaments with 16 groups of three teams, where the first two and then will go forward will follow the knockout stages of the "32" to the end .

In this way they will raise the tournament matches from 64 to 80, but the winner in the end will give seven fights, those that give and the current conducting system. FIFA is also required to clarify how they will be allocated an additional 16 posts in Africa and Asia can expect a significant increase their representatives in the final of the tournament. The expansion proposal of the FIFA President in theory has been to involve as many associations in the celebration of the World Cup, but the main objective is to maximize revenue, since according to the studies, the TV market will further grow and revenue will increase by about one billion US dollars!

The Cristiano Ronaldo was named best player of 2016 by FIFA after the conquest of the Golden Ball. Leading coach of the year by Claudio Ranieri of Leicester. The Portuguese superstars of Real received the award from the president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino. Besides the ace of Real Madrid candidate was Antoine Gkrizman and Lionel Messi who did not attend the ceremony. To the top coach award for 2016 eventually went on Claudio Ranieri, who won the battle with Fernando Santos. Both have worked in the past on the bench of our National!

The Italian coach, who led the "foxes" in winning the Premier imposed by the Portuguese, who won the Euro in the country, but also of Zinedine Zidane, who took with Real the Champions League, European Super Cup and the World Cup associations. "I'm excited about the fact that I am here among leading figures who have also won this award. Thank you to everyone who voted. I want to thank the family, my manager and my players, because without them it would be very difficult to manage, "said Ranieri when receiving the prize from the hands of Diego Maradona.