March 19, the famous German star Effenberg said in an interview with t-online,
The expansion of the World Cup is beneficial to small countries.
Effenberg said: “Now small countries also have the opportunity to express themselves on the stage of the World Cup. I think this is a good thing. There are always people who call for an open policy. This is what FIFA is thinking about. Things.
In my opinion, FIFA has a clear plan and I agree with it.”
“You can agree with Infantino or you can disagree. Having more teams involved also increases FIFA’s income, but FIFA also has to allocate more money to the regional football associations. I
It is the right and important decision to believe that the expansion of the World Cup provides a platform and an opportunity for these other countries.” In the 2026 World Cup, FIFA will increase the number of participating teams from 32 to 48.