FIFA says survey shows majority of fans back more frequent Soccer World Cups

16 September 2021, 8:45 PM
FIFA says it has fan backing for the much-criticised plan to shift to a biennial World Cup after releasing a summary of the results of an opinion survey of supporters.
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