FIFA gives USA rights for 2025 World Cup

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This followed FIFA’s recent announcement that the US will co-host the tournament featuring the top clubs from each confederation.

According to Gianni Infantino, the FIFA president, the FIFA Club World Cup 2025 edition will be the pinnacle of elite professional men’s club football.

“The host will provide the required infrastructure together with a massive local interest. The United States is the ideal host to kick off this new, global tournament,” he said in a recent statement.

He further said the decision is a plus for their mission to make football truly global. “With some of the world’s top clubs already qualified, fans from every continent will be bringing their passion and energy to the United States in two years’ time,” said Infantino.

Recent UEFA Champions League winners Chelsea FC, Real Madrid and Manchester City are among the clubs already confirmed for the 2025 Club World Cup.

In December 2022, FIFA confirmed that the Club World Cup, a current yearly tournament with seven participants, would be expanded to 32 team in 2025 and take place every four years.

In addition, FIFA Council also held discussions about the FIFA World Cup 2030 bidding process. The appointment of the host(s) will be announced in the fourth quarter of 2024

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