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LFP officially opposes a World Cup every 2 years

French football’s professional league body, the LFP, held a Board of Directors meeting today, resulting in the body deciding to formally oppose the idea of a World Cup every two years.

In a statement, the LFP asserts that “FIFA want to take a decision which serves just their interest and of which the impact is irredeemably negative for the domestic leagues and the clubs as employers of the players.”

They further add that they feel that the prestige of World Cups should be preserved and that FIFA should instead focus on development of professional club leagues rather than more international tournaments.

The project is the brainchild of FIFA’s Head of Football Development Arsène Wenger.

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