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FIFA World Cup 2018 best ever Says FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino has confirmed the dates for the next World Cup, which will take place in Qatar, and it's going to come very close to Christmas.

Over the past six weeks, 180 professionals appointed by Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) have been shadowing and observing the 2018 FIFA World Cup operation in the 11 Host Cities.

The 2022 World Cup is set be the last involving 32 teams, before the competition is expanded to 48 entrants in 2026 - when it will be held in the US, Mexico and Canada.

"First we will discuss with the Qataris and then with the FIFA Council and stakeholders and decide calmly what the decision is".

Russian Federation qualified automatically for the World Cup finals as the host country and entered the tournament as the lowest-ranked team.

While some teams were able to live up to their rankings, many failed. There were 16 decisions changed.

To show their appreciation and love for the team, thousands of Russian fans were on the streets a day after the loss to honour their heroes.Unlike previous editions of the World Cup, all teams were determined by their October 2017 FIFA World Ranking.

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Addressing claims that the tournament had helped the Russian government whitewash its role in internal and worldwide conflicts, such as in Chechnya or Ukraine, Infantino maintained that the World Cup, if nothing else, had provided a path to dialogue.

Once the Moscow final between France and Croatia has been played Sunday the focus will firmly shift onto the first World Cup in the Middle East, with all its opportunities and controversies.

Analyzing the World Cup's issues at a briefing Wednesday, the head of FIFA's diversity program also acknowledged wanting fewer images of attractive women in stadiums to be shown on future broadcasts.

On average, every player from the four remaining teams has been tested 4.41 times since January, with some of them tested eight times.

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Infantino also said the tournament could feature more than 32 teams, but a decision has not been made.

FIFA has established a preliminary testing pool of more than 1,500 players who were potential participants at the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

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