than a year, UEFA has, in cooperation with the european big clubs prevented the FIFA president Gianni Infantinos plans for a new Club-the WORLD cup and a global Nations League. But on Friday in Miami in the UNITED states, the european community, of the fissure with a bang.
At the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove Hotel to meet FIFA's board, the so-called Counsil, and here Infantino play hard out with a finished plan for a Club WORLD cup with 24 teams, which should be conducted in the month of June of 2021.
Ekstra information, UEFA has in advance said, from the face of the proposal. UEFA's president Aleksander Ceferin do not believe that a Club WORLD cup in the size of the can will be current before 2025. The argument should be that there is no place in the international match calendar for more tournaments.
Sources in FIFA, says to Ekstra Bladet, that the Club WORLD championship in 2021 to replace the Confederations Cup, the miniturnering for the national team which played in the year before the WORLD cup. In this way it will not go beyond the international match calendar.
it is expected that UEFA will say ' no ' to the new Club WORLD cup, but if the matter comes to a vote in FIFA's 37-man big Counsil, will UEFA come in the minority. Konføderationerne outside Europe all support strongly the idea of a new club-the WORLD cup.
As mentioned, european clubs, which are gathered in ECA, so far, stood shoulder to shoulder with UEFA in this matter. It has, among other things, to protect the golden egg of Champions League.
If the proposal is for a Club WORLD championship in 2021 will be adopted on Friday in Miami, the question is whether UEFA will boycott the tournament. It happens, it will lose dramatically in value, for the world's strongest club teams in Europe.
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UEFA's president Aleksander Ceferin to the left, and FIFA's Gianni Infantino is not at all in agreement on when a Club WORLD cup must be put in the lake. Photo: .
learns, however, that the big clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona, PSG, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Manchester City would very much like to take part in FIFA's new Club-the WORLD cup. And so smoking alliance with UEFA.
the Explanation should be that the participating clubs at the Club WORLD cup pocketing well over half of the tournament profits. The bait is so money, and it is reported that the amounts are so large, that the participating clubs will be able to double their profits this year, they are in the tournament.
the plan, as Gianni Infantino presents at the meeting in Miami, is Europe intended for eight out of the 24 seats. Oceania get a seat, while the remaining is distributed between Asia, Africa, North-, South - and central America.
as regards Europe, are the winners of the Europa League and the Champions League gave birth to the participants. How the other six teams to be found is still unclear.
it is essential to get tampet the new Club WORLD cup in place in Miami. In turn the plan for a global Nation, the League shot to the corner.
As mentioned, consists FIFA's Counsil of 37 persons. There appears, however, only 34 up in Miami. Lee Harmon of Cook Island was last week banned from all football for three months. At the WORLD cup in Russia, he sold tickets on the black market.
of FIFA's management board Harmon 1.6 million per year. In addition, he gets to travel and stay paid, he is sitting on the best seats to the games, has a free bar in the VIP lodge, and he gets daily allowance for each day he pulls in the FIFA habitten.
he lets go with the three-month exclusion and a fine of 130,000 crowns, just shows that as bad look FIFA also not on the small corruption. Harmon should be barred for life.
for the confederation of african football, Ahmed Ahmed, who is also vice-president of FIFA, and the Russian Aleksey Sorokin have both announced apologies. Whether the cause is due to fear of the FBI or the visaproblemer is unknown.